People’s circumstances change and there may come a time when you need to cancel your agreement for paid care support. It's a good idea to find out how easy it is to do that when choosing your care provider.

What should I look for?

  • Check the procedure for ending your agreement.
  • Find out what notice period is required.
  • Check if there are any exit fees such as staff salaries or other costs.

Ending an agreement with a personal assistant

If you or the person you care for are employing a personal assistant directly and wish to terminate their contract you need to make sure that you follow employment law. Ask for advice if you are unsure about this. Find out more about employing a personal assistant.

Getting help at home

Find out more about getting help from paid care support workers at home.

Next update due: February 2020