PA Network Scotland

Welcome to the Personal Assistants Network Scotland the only website in Scotland created for people who work directly for the person they support. Join our network, meet other PAs and access learning opportunities developed for PAs like you.

  • Building a network where you can meet and get to know other Personal Assistants

  • Update your skills with our free training for Personal Assistants

  • Access to advice and support at work when you need it

Stay informed

We'll let you know when there are events in your area..

Join the PA Network Scotland private forum where you can join discussions and ask questions of your fellow personal assistants. Get connected!

Events and workshops

  • Palliative & End of Life Care Workshop

    We are pleased to be offering a free Introduction to Palliative & End of Life Care Workshop being held in Kilmarnock on Tuesday 14th June.

     Two sessions will run that day :

    • Morning 10am to 12noon
    • Afternoon 1.30pm to 3.30pm

     Both sessions will look at

    • What is Palliative and End of Life Care?
    • Issues & Challenges
    • Being Person Centred
    • Having 'difficult discussions'
    • Planning & Processes


    To book please call Sharon on 01563-522551 confirming which session you would like to attend.  Please note we do  have a minimum / maximum numbers requirement. Refreshments will be provided - please advise of any dietary requirements when booking.

    WEA Scotland, 118-128 Hill Street, Kilmarnock, KA3 1JL

    • Date 14 June 2016
    • Location Kilmarnock
  • Fully Funded Training : Medication Awareness & Infection Control

    We are pleased to be offering Fully Funded Training in Medication Awareness and Infection Control being held in Inverness on Monday 20th June 2016.  Both courses are available to PAs working directly for the person they support.

    9.30 - 12.30 : Medication Awareness

    1.30 - 4.30 : Infection Control

    To register your interest in one or both of the sessions please contact Tina on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    Venue details to be confirmed.

    • Date 20 June 2016
    • Location Inverness

Latest news and blog

  • Peace of Mind Community Matters Event

    The Personal Assistants Network Scotland will be attending the Peace of Mind Community Matters Event in Arran on Weds 25th May 2016!

    The Get a Life Information Day will be held in the Ormindale Pavillion, Brodick from 10am to 2pm.

    Showcasing activities and groups available to local residents and discussing how the Peace of Mind project can support you to pool SDS budgets and connect to your community, please come along and meet both the PA Network and other organisations who can help you.

    Look forward to seeing you there!

  • National Celebration Event

    We are pleased to be holding a National Celebration Event on the 23rd March 2016 in the Albany Centre Glasgow

    Please come along and help us celebrate the end of a great year over a lovely 3 course lunch. 

    We are seeking to bring together PA's, Employers and Partners to help us shape the future of the PA Network. 

    You will also have the opportunity

    • to meet with other PA's
    • view our newly released DVD showing some of your stories of Self Directed Support
    • take part in workshops to shape how the year ahead looks. 

    This is your opportunity to tell us what you would like out of the PA Network over the next year and beyond.

    Full details including timings for the day and direction map are enclosed on the link below!

    To book place(s) please contact Sharon on 01563522551.   We very much look forward to seeing as many of you there as possible.


PA SDS case studies

  • Jean & June

    Following her brother’s death, Jean now employs a close knit team of PAs to help her lead the life that she wants to live.

  • Bryan & Mark

    Bryan from Glasgow has taken back control of his care and now enjoys the support, friendship and laughter of Mark his PA.

Get in touch

01563 522551

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