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Welcome to Lincolnshire

Office Contacts
Title Name
Service Manager Kim
Independent Living Coordinator Trish
Independent Living Coordinator Andrew H
Independent Living Coordinator Lynne
Independent Living Coordinator Tammy
Independent Living Coordinator Alan
Independent Living Coordinator Andrew
Finance Officer (Managed Accounts) Christopher
Finance Officer (Managed Accounts) Vickie
Finance Officer (Managed Accounts) Sarah
Finance Officer (Managed Accounts) Mel
Clerical Officer Hannah
Clerical Officer Karen
Clerical Officer Lucy

Covid 19 Update

Lincolnshire County Council has provided a key worker status letter template that can be used by direct payment employers to give their PA evidence that they hold key worker status if they need it e.g. for schools, in shops etc.  You can download this letter at the bottom of this web page.

PPE is now available for direct payment employers in Lincolnshire for use by their PAs. Please download the information and order form at the bottom of this page. 

Lincolnshire County Council has written a letter addressed to the residents of the East Lindsey area about the high rate of Covid-19 cases in the district and reminding people working in care about their responsibilities e.g use of PPE. You can download this letter at the bottom of the page. 

Welcome to Penderels Trust Lincolnshire

Please find below some general information on the services we offer.  

To access PA Finder, please click on the PA Finder button on the right hand side of this page.

To access our document centre, please click on the Document Centre button on the right hand side of this page.

To access our Events Calendar, please click on the link at the top of the page.

Please contact us at the office if you need any further help or information.

Services in Lincolnshire

Penderels Trust is working in partnership with Lincolnshire County Council to support adults and children who receive a direct payment in the area to get the most out of their care money and to achieve their goals.  Our support includes:

  • Support when recruiting a personal assistant
  • Guidance on all aspects of being a good employer including legal obligations and responsibilities
  • Support with choosing and using a care agency
  • Help with money management and keeping accurate records
  • Payroll services
  • Managed accounts

Please contact the team at the Lincolnshire office for more information.

Peer Support Groups

We’ve set up two peer support groups for Lincolnshire: one for Direct Payment users and one for Personal Assistants. They’re run on Facebook, with rules and settings in place to protect your privacy. You can chat, share ideas and ask queries. Why not join and say hello?

Click here for the Direct Payment user group.

Click here for the Personal Assistant group.

We also run virtual peer support meetings for Direct Payment users. This small and friendly group meets every month on Zoom for a chat. If you’d like to take part, contact us at lincolnshire@penderelstrust.org.uk.

Healthwatch Campaign to Prevent Male Suicide in Lincolnshire

Healthwatch Lincolnshire are looking for men to give involved in this potentially life-changing and life-saving work.

More than 75% of suicides in Lincolnshire in each year are men. They want to speak to men who have been affected by suicide and together create a campaign that can make a difference.

Please visit their website for more information and to find out how to get involved: https://hwlincs.co.uk/endthetrend/ 

This project is in association with Lincolnshire County Council, NHS Lincolnshire and Shine.

Annual Health Checks for People with a Learning Disability

In these extremely challenging times, it is more important than ever that we help people with a learning disability to stay healthy and well. Lincolnshire County Council and NHS Lincolnshire are encouraging people with a learning disability to contact their GP practice to arrange their Annual Health Check and to check they are recorded as having a learning disability on their GP records. This means the doctor will prioritise their health check each year and contact them to arrange it every year.

The Annual Health Check will help people to access the health and wellbeing services they need. This may also be a good chance to ask about flu jabs or the Covid-19 vaccine if the person hasn't already been contacted.  There is a lot of information available in our download section at the bottom of the page including easy read guides and how to prepare for the health check.

Safeguarding in Lincolnshire

If someone you know in Lincolnshire is being abused or you think they might be, please contact the safeguarding team at Lincolnshire. It's better to be on the safe side. 

If you believe that a child or adult may be the victim of neglect, abuse or cruelty please call:

  • Children's Safeguarding - 01522 782111 (Monday to Friday, 8 a.m to 6  p.m.)
  • Adults' Safeguarding - 01522 782155 (Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.) or
  • 01522 782333  for outside office hours

You do not need to know everything about the situation. You may just be worried or feel that something is not right. 

If you believe a crime has been committed and there is an immediate risk of danger, call the police on 999 or 112.  If there is no immediate danger, call the police on 101. 

People who are deaf, hard of hearing or speech impaired can use the police Typetalk service on: 

  • 01522 558263 or
  • 01522 558140 or
  • 07761 911287

If you have a concern about domestic abuse, call EDAN Lincs on 01522 510041.

To find out about advocacy, please visit Connect to Support Lincolnshire.

Child Sexual Exploitation

A confidential 24-hour helpline is available for children and young people who are worried they are in an exploitative situation. 

Call or text free on 116 000 or visit https://www.saysomething.net/ 

Whistleblowing in Lincolnshire

What is Whistleblowing?

Whistleblowing is described as the act of reporting unethical activity or misconduct within private, public or third-sector companies. Some everyday activities that come under whistleblowing are bullying, fraud, corruption, discrimination and health and safety violations.

You can raise your concern at any time about an incident that happened in the past, is happening now or you believe will happen in the near future.

Please follow the below link which will outline in more detail the next steps and provide you with further information:


Remote Employment Service

BID Services, one of our partner organisations in Lincolnshire, have launched an exciting initiative!

If you are currently unemployed and have hearing or sight loss, you can register for their Remote Employment Service. Through the service, Specialist Sensory Employment Coaches will teach you how to create and update a CV, look for jobs, complete an application form and interview for openings. All this will be done online, so you can learn from home!

If you’d like to use the new service or find out more, please get in touch with BID Services’ Employment Team at lincsemployment@bid.org.uk or call them on 07783 809801.

Further information is also provided here.


Letter to people living in East Lindsey district from Lincolnshire County Council

This letter is from Lincolnshire County Council reminding care providers (including PAs) about the importance of using PPE, good hygiene etc in the light of rising cases of Covid-19 in the district.

Information about PPE in Lincolnshire for PAs

This document provides information from Lincolnshire County Council about ordering PPE for PAs.

Order form for PPE for PAs in Lincolnshire

This is the order form for PPE supplies in Lincolnshire for direct payment employers and their PAs

Learning Disability Annual Health Check Guide Easy Read

This easy read guide is about the annual health check for people with learning disabilities and autism

Annual Health Check Poster

This poster gives basic information on the Annual Health Check for people with learning disabilities

Annual Health Check Booklet

This booklet helps you prepare for your annual health check.

Going to the surgery for your annual health check crib sheet

This crib sheet will tell you what will happen when you go to the doctor's surgery for your annual health check.

Covid-19 Key Worker Letter Lincolnshire County Council

This is a letter template that direct payment employers can complete and provide their PA(s) with a copy to evidence their key worker status.

Contact Us

Penderels Trust

Haverholme Priory Offices, Haverholme Park
NG34 9PF

  01526 833 803

  01526 834 552


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