Category: PA Blog

A bit more colourful

Our new leaflet has been delivered to several of our clients and around local areas and we love the new colourful imagery....
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Making a Connection

It has been a difficult week for me as a PA, one of my clients has gone from being vulnerable to being to being mentally ill. The work that I have been able to do with the client has allowed me to chip away and find out what is...
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Self Management

Today has been a great day for me as a PA as I’ve seen one of my clients show amazing determination and self management. Whenever I take time off, be that over Christmas when the company has a shut down period or when I go away on a holiday...
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Turning Point

This week I have spent my fair share of time at Turning point with several clients, to be honest it has been a while since I have been, and I was pleasantly surprised to see so much on offer. This will be something that I will be sharing with...
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Almost Like Pulling Teeth

New clients can be the tricky ones as we are not given a folder with all of the information that we may need and a lot is relient on our experiences and skills. Today my new client looked like they were hiding something in their cheeks like a squirrel...
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Alcohol Aware?

This week is not something new for me as a PA, many of my clients suffer from alcohol issues and it isn’t as straight forward as many people think. The mental health can often guide a person towards drink, then the drink increases the mental health issues so the...
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A simple text means a lot

Today I had a text from the mum of one of my clients that I wanted to share. We get these more than we realise and they mean a lot more than I think those who send it realise.   Just thought I’d let you know how much better...
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Rebuilding

Today was a difficult one for me as a PAs. Many of us PAs become emotionally invested in the client which allows us to offer a really good person centred care. I too have become emotionally invested in one of my clients but due to issues outside of our...
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A Warm Fuzzy Feeling

Today I headed home with a warm fuzzy feeling inside of me after a day that seemed very difficult.   I supported my client with a visit to see their family, something that has not been possible whist they have been fighting their demons. The client was extremely nervous...
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Marigolds At The Ready

Cleaning, cleaning and a little bit more cleaning.   In my blogs I have tried to be truthful and today the truth comes in the shape of bright yellow marigolds. On my first visit it seemed that the cleaning list was used to light the fuse of the bomb...
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