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Temporary phone line closure on Wednesday 28th February

Please note that our phone lines will be temporarily closed for staff development training on Wednesday 28th February from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Full services resume the following day.

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"Your life, your way" - watch our video playlist from our event in collaboration with Community Catalysts

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Welcome to Hertfordshire Direct Payment Support Service!

From 1st January 2023, Purple will be supporting Service Users utilising a Personal Budget through a Direct Payment or Individual Service Fund, through the new Hertfordshire Direct Payment Support Service.

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Looking to learn more about your Direct Payments?

Explore our Direct Payments information further by visiting the Useful Resources section. Here you will find our comprehensive growing library of guides and documentation, which includes an introductory webinar replay to support you.

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Subscribe now to receive our quarterly newsletter and stay in the loop with additional updates, specially created for Direct Payment holders and Personal Assistants in Hertfordshire. Plus, enjoy complimentary access to FREE peer support and training opportunities. Join our email mailing list community and elevate your experience today!

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Purple Match - the new name for PA Recruitment!

Purple Match is dedicated to supporting Direct Payment Holders who employ their own PAs, keeping you informed about the role and responsibility of being an employer as well as advice and guidance about recruiting and retaining PAs.

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Who are Purple?

Purple has a long history of providing Direct Payment and Personal Health Budget support services across the UK and is delighted to be working with Hertfordshire County Council in bringing this new Service to life.

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Replay webinar : Introduction to Direct Payments, hiring a PA, and Relevant Legislation.


In this webinar,  guest speaker David Ashley provides an insightful introduction to Direct Payments, guidance on hiring a PA, and an overview of relevant legislation. The webinar is packed with valuable information and lasts approximately one hour and a half.



Alternatively, click here to access the slides utilised in this  webinar.



To register for FREE peer support and training sessions click here

Are you interested in becoming a PA?

Becoming a Personal Assistant (PA) can offer you a career that will not only improve the quality of life of the person you are supporting but can also bring many rewards.

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