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Membership News - January 2021
It is with a heavy heart that we have to announce our Membership Services are suspended until further notice. The Covid-19 pandemic has affected what we can offer at this time. You do not need to do anything and we still be back in touch with you as soon as we can offer a full Membership service again.
You can still sign up to become a member of Equal Lives. Find out more about membership here.
Please note, the following Membership services are unaffected by this:
Equal Lives AGM - 21st January 2021
Covid-19 specific queries and meetings arranged by Lisa, our Covid-19 Response Officer. You can contact Lisa at
Thank you so much for your patience and we hope you're staying safe and well during this difficult time.
The Development Team
COVID19 Support Officer
Equal Lives now has a COVID19 Response Officer for 6 months.
Lisa joins the Development Team and can support Members with COVID19 related queries, as well as offer a 'chat to us' service, for people who want someone to talk to because they are feeling isolated or lonely.
To speak to Lisa, please email with the title COVID19.
Equal Lives are thrilled to announce we are due to open Shopmobility Norwich in December!
Check out the new Shopmobility Page here:
Workforce survey for IE's and PA's
Please do take the time to complete these short questionnaires on employing Personal Assistants or being employed as a PA. It gives you the opportunity to share you experience and any issues and concerns you have. Information you share helps shape and improve services.
Skills for Care is the leading source of workforce intelligence for adult social care in England. Good quality information about the workforce is vital in helping to improve the planning and quality of social care services, which will, in turn, improve outcomes for the people who use these services, both now and in the future.
•Survey for people employing personal assistants using direct payments or their own money - individual employers must be aged 18 and over.
•Survey for personal assistants