Training and programme updates

On this page you will find regular updates and briefings provided by the Trafford CCG PHB Team.

Law Change to Provide Thousands More With Access to Personal Health Budgets

For more information on the change visit the Association of Mental Health Providers website.

This is your time to shine - Enter the Accolades 2020

Do you work with individual employers who are committed to developing their own and their personal assistant’s (PAs) skills? Nominate them for an Accolades award so that they get recognised for the great work they do. Accolades 2020

Personal Health Budgets to beome the default delivery model for NHS Continuing Healthcare Funded Home Care by April 2019

For full details please click here.

Learning and development opportunities

Please click here for details of ‘The Care Certificate’ an agreed set of standards that set out the knowledge, skills and behaviours expected of specific job roles in the health and social care sectors.

Update for individual employers, personal assistants and those who support them.

  • If you employ your own personal assistants (PAs) using a personal budget from social care or health or your own money, you can apply for money for training for you and your staff.

Personal Health Budget Learning Network updates: April 2020

Personal Health Budget Learning Network updates: January 2020

Personal Health Budget Learning Network updates: October 2019

Personal Health Budget Learning Network updates: April 2019

Personal Health Budget Learning Network updates: January 2019

Personal Health Budget Learning Network: End of Year Review 2018

Personal Health Budget Learning Network updates: November 2018

Personal Health Budget Learning Network updates: October 2018

Personal Health Budget Learning Network updates: September 2018

Personal Health Budget Learning Network updates: August 2018

Personal Health Budget Learning Network updates: July 2018

Personal Health Budget Learning Network updates: June 2018

Personal Health Budget Learning Network updates: May 2018

Personal Health Budget Learning Network updates: April 2018

Money for training for personal health budget holders – open now

If you support people who use a personal health budget to employ their own personal assistant, they can apply for money for training from Skills for Care. This can be used to pay for training for themselves as employers, or to develop the skills of their PAs. This can be used to pay for training for themselves as employers, or to develop the skills of their PAs. It can cover any related costs, including backfill and travel expenses. Every application is reviewed on a case by case basis and there are lots of courses they could apply for. Download an application form from the Skills for Care website or email: funding@skillsforcare.org.uk

Help Skills for Care promote the funding, click here to request printed copies.

FREE E-learning resources for care providers

A series of health and social care e-learning resources, which have been produced by subject experts and digital design professionals including:

For further information contact Phoebe Jones:Tel: 0113 824 9398 Email: ENGLAND.PHBEvents@nhs.net

Latest documents

The majority of PHB documents are accessible online to all local offer teams and can be found by visiting our Personal Health Budgets home page.

NB: It is important that you always download copies from this site to ensure you have the most up-to-date versions.  If you cannot find the documents you are looking for or you require further information please contact the PHB team directly.