COVID-19 (coronavirus) advice for care providers, care homes, day centres, domiciliary care and personal assistants

Guidance for personal assistants

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Apply for coronavirus testing

Coronavirus (COVID-19) testing for personal assistants (GOV.UK website, opens in a new window)​​​​​​

COVID-19 vaccinations

Key messages and some questions and answers about personal assistants eligible for vaccination as part of national priority group two - frontline adult social care workers. Download the Key messages and some questions and answers about personal assistants eligible for vaccination (PDF).

GOV.UK guidance

Penderels Trust

Please visit the Penderels Trust website (opens in a new window).

Penderels Worcestershire branch - contact details

Personal protective equipment (PPE)

If you are a personal assistant and you are having difficulties sourcing PPE, you can either complete our online form or contact us via email:

Please highlight your current situation and PPE requirements and we will aim to assist. A typical pack of PPE would last 3 months.

Template letters

Please note that your employer can provide confirmation to you to state that you are 'a keyworker’. This may make it quicker for you to complete shopping for you clients at supermarkets, as you can show the letter. Advice on template letters can be found by contacting: