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Support With Confidence is a scheme run by some Local Authorities to offer people seeking care or support services a list of providers that have been vetted and approved for the social care sector.

Usually the Personal Assistant, Care Agency or Care Brokerage sectors are covered, but your Local Authority Adult Social Care Department will decide which sectors its scheme covers.

Local Authorities who run the scheme, click below to access the areas list of providers:

Bracknell Forest Support with Confidence Scheme information

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Bracknell Forest Support with Confidence Scheme information:

Whether you get financial help to pay for your care, or you buy services privately, the Support With Confidence scheme will help you find a wide range of care and support services that you can trust – from people and organisations that have been vetted and approved on grounds of quality, safety, and training. Visit us at Bracknell Support with Confidence to search our up to date directory of approved Personal Assistants or find out how you could join the scheme. We look forward to talking with you.
Bracknell Forest SWC find services page: Click Here
Bracknell Forest SWC Scheme general contact information: 01344 206 113 or 0118 907 6397 contact@actionforpeople.org.uk
Bracknell Forest SWC become a member: Click here

Brighton & Hove Support with Confidence Scheme information

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We provide details of individual Personal Assistants, rates of hourly pay and availability can be found on the Find Care Services link below.  Also a local organisation The Fed  offers a list of approved Personal Assistants. The Fed is a user-led organisation that promotes independent living for all, offering support to disabled people, older people, their carers, families and friends.
Brighton & Hove SWC Find Care Services link: Click here
Brighton & Hove SWC Scheme general contact information: Email: supportwithconfidence@brighton-hove.gov.uk   Telephone: 01273 292494
Brighton & Hove SWC become a member link: Click here

East Sussex Support with Confidence Scheme information

EastSussexEast Sussex Support with Confidence Scheme information:

Support with Confidence is a directory of vetted and approved care and service providers. The scheme is run by our Trading Standards and Adult Social Care teams. Support with Confidence is aimed at people looking for support and care in their homes including services like personal care, meal provision, gardening, home improvement and transport needs.
East Sussex SWC Find Care Services link: Click here
East Sussex SWC Scheme general contact information: Email: supportwithconfidence@eastsussex.gov.uk       Telephone: 01323 463440
East Sussex SWC become a member link: Click here

Nottinghamshire Support with Confidence Scheme information

ncc-logoNottinghamshire Support with Confidence Scheme information:

Support with Confidence (SWC) is a register of people who are looking for work as a personal assistant offering care and support services to people who need it. All members of the Support With Confidence scheme have undergone an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and references have been taken up. They have also undergone E-Learning modules on personal assistant induction and safeguarding in addition to watching relevant video clips.
Nottinghamshire SWC Find Care Services link: Click here
Nottinghamshire SWC Scheme general contact information: Email: enquiries@nottscc.gov.uk Telephone: 0300 500 8080
Nottinghamshire SWC become a member link: Click here

Oxfordshire Support with Confidence Scheme information

oxfordshire logoOxfordshire Support with Confidence Scheme information:

Oxfordshire County Council has developed and introduced a training and checking programme called Support With Confidence for people who want to work as personal assistants. The training takes several weeks for each individual candidate. After completing all training and checks successfully, they become approved personal assistants and are given a certificate as proof. You can view details for each approved personal assistant through the Oxfordshire SWC Find Care Services Link below.
Oxfordshire SWC Find Care Services link: Click here
Oxfordshire SWC Scheme general contact information: Email: supportwithconfidence@oacp.org.uk Telephone: 01491 822 604
Oxfordshire SWC become a member link: Click here

Plymouth Support with Confidence Scheme information

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The Support with Confidence scheme helps people find a wide range of care and support services from sole traders to large organisations that have been approved. The approval process includes a rigorous audit, thorough background checks and checks that the business ensures quality, client safety and staff training.
Plymouth SWC Find Care Services link: Click here
Plymouth SWC Scheme general contact information: Email: trading.standards@plymouth.gov.uk   Telephone: 01752 304 147
Plymouth SWC become a member: Email: trading.standards@plymouth.gov.uk    Telephone: 01752 304 147

Surrey Support with Confidence Scheme information

SurreySurrey Support with Confidence Scheme information:

PA Finder is a free service provided by Surrey Independent Living Council (SILC) helping you to find and recruit the right Personal Assistant (PA) for you. It also enables people who are looking for work as a PA to see your details and apply to work for you.
Surrey County Council SWC Find Care Services link: Click here
Surrey County Council SWC Scheme general contact information: Email: admin@surreyilc.org.uk   Telephone: 01483 458111
Surrey County Council SWC become a member link: Click here

West Berkshire and Wokingham Council Support with Confidence Scheme information

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A joint Trading Standards & Adult Social Care scheme that provides vetted and approved service providers for personal care and other domestic help. Customers can view the website for a list of accredited providers on the Find Care Services link below. Providers can contact us to find out more about the scheme and how to apply on the ‘become a member’ link below.
West Berkshire Council SWC Find Care Services link: Click here
Wokingham Council SWC Find Care Services link: Click here
West Berkshire & Wokingham Council SWC Scheme general contact information: Email: supportwithconfidence@westberks.gov.uk Telephone: 01635 519930