Active Independence

Contact name:

Barbara Booton


Tel: 07917607730



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Last Modified: November 18, 2021

Active Independence

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Group Aims

We are a disabled persons led organisation committed to raising aspirations and confidence amongst disabled people. We provide information, advocacy and training to promote increased choice and control in living an independent life.

Check out our easily accessible website. It includes a comprehensive knowledge base of useful information for PAs and their employers plus free online training courses.

Group Activities


We provide specialist disability advocacy on a range of issues including health and social care, transport, housing and on welfare benefits, including at benefit tribunal’s.

Recruiting and selecting Personal Assistants

We have an on-line PA Register of people who are interested in being a PA and where those looking for PAs can post an advert.


We can help through the selection and interview process and advise on induction and employer responsibilities, including contracts, sick pay, holiday pay, policies and procedures.

PAs can access independent confidential advice and support through our PA Support service. Tel: 07479 293416



We have developed interactive on-line training on:

  • the assessment process and being an employer.
  • The role of a PA
  • Disability Equality Training


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