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PA Alison Simmons interview: working in care

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Alison Simmons works locally in a care role, as a PA and team leader for a locally-based customer. Alison met with our Marketing Officer Sophie to tell us about her experience.

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General E-Newsletter September 2017

Image of Gareth Shephard, Communications AssistantA big thanks to everyone who attended and helped publicise our recent ‘Training & Developing your Personal Assistant’ events.

All of our in-person events have now taken place, but if you were unable to attend, Independent Lives will be running a series of free webinars throughout October and November – you just need access to a computer.

By attending this webinar, you’ll find out how you can boost your PA’s skills, increase their confidence and ensure they’re working as safely and effectively as possible. We’ll also help you identify any training they may need.

Click here to find out more and book your place!

Thanks for reading,
Gareth.

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Our volunteer Sarah shares her experience

Living with a disability and/or chronic illness? Unable to work or having difficulties finding suitable work, feel isolated, depressed?

This is how volunteering for disability friendly organisation Independent Lives has equipped me with new skills and purpose.

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General E-Newsletter July 2017

Thanks for reading July’s edition of our e-newsletter. It’s coming to you a little later than usual this month as last week we were all very busy on the annual Independent Lives away day!Image of Gareth Shephard, Communications Assistant
If you’d like to see what we got up to, then take a look at our Facebook and Twitter pages at the bottom of the e-news, there’s never been a better time to give us a like or a follow!
Thanks for reading, 
Gareth.  

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