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Independent Living Services – COVID19 Update


PeoplePlus Independent Living Services (ILS) support 10,000 people across England and Wales with their direct payment and personal health budgets. Our aim is to enable people to live independently in their own homes and communities. It is essential this support continues for those who use agencies, are employers or personal assistants during this difficult time.

We have produced a number of information sheets to give you the most up to date information around how COVID19 might affect you and/or your personal assistants. There are also key worker letters to enable your personal assistant to get to work. These are all available at the link below this box.

There are also key worker letters to enable your personal assistant to get to work and critical information regarding Covid-19 testing for personal assistants. These are all available at the links below. You can also access frequently asked questions related to Covid-19 for direct payment employers and personal assistants at the Skills for Care website Here.

Please note we are experiencing a high volume of calls at the moment. We have had to divert our office telephones to individual mobile phones. This can lead to a delay in answering your call. The quickest way to contact us is via e-mail. Please Click Here to find the specific e-mail address for your area.

Please Click Here for guidance issued by government  on the 21st April 2020 for Direct Payment recipients.

For local information and how to request PPE please Click Here

For an NHS training video around correct use of PPE please Click Here

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