You'll need to consider the training your PA may require. There are a number of opportunities for you as an employer to access training:
Training, events and tailored support to help you deal with workplace problems and keep up to date with best practice.
Training via insurance
You can find training provided by your direct payment employment insurer. If you use Mark Bates insurance, they do online training and webinars via ILG which is included in their policy.
If you use FISH insurance, they too offer some training via Aquarium, this may be included in your policy.
Other insurance providers may also offer training.
Skills for Care
Free learning from the Open University.
Free learning from the Open University (OpenLearn).
You can also find training provided by your direct payment employment insurer.
Funding for training
Skills for Care - Individual employer funding
You can apply for funding to train you and your personal assistants (PAs). Find out more from the Skills for Care website, or speak to you social work team for more information.