I am a Personal Assistant

...support you: whether you are a personal assistant or a family member.

Whether you are a professional personal assistant (PA) or a family member, ecdp provides the support services you need to look after your dependents and yourself. Our approach is to provide a range of support and services that enable PAs to work with confidence and compassion.

As a user-led organisation, ecdp has a unique insight into the complex relationships between PAs and those they look after. That’s why we offer both the practical services and emotional support that can make life easier.

  1. Discover how you can enjoy the benefits of membership through an associate membership

    As an Associate member of ecdp, you will become part of an organisation that provides one voice for a growing number of disabled and older people

  2. Find out more about our fast, flexible and affordable DBS service (previously known as CRB)

    As a registered independent umbrella body, ecdp applies for hundreds of DBS checks each year, both in bulk for organisations and single applications for individuals.

  3. Join the debate about disability today. Subscribe to receive the latest from ecdp news

    Keep up-to-date with ecdp and the world of disability. You can subscribe to recieve our e-news bulletin and read or listen to ecdp extra, our magazine

  4. If you are a Personal Assistant, ecdp provides access to an up-to-date list of job vacancies across Essex

    Our PA register plays a vital role in helping disabled people find suitable applicants for their PA requirements and also provides an up-to-date source of job opportunities for PAs.

  5. Our payroll bureau offers a reliable efficient service for people who employ Personal Assistants or Carers

    Our Account Management and Payroll Team understand the nature of your Direct Payment contract and are here to help you. ecdp supports over 3,500 service users in the UK

  6. Expertise in Personal Health Budgets

    We provide Personal Health Budget services and are national leaders in the promotion of best practice in this area.

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