Hello. so sorry to hear DPs woudnt help you.
I use them to pay for 2 carers. One is on Payroll and we used AK Payroll in Huddersfield. the other carer is from an agency. She is lovely, but the agency is crap. They charge £18 an hour and she gets £8. My other carer gets £9.60 an hour and pays tax, insurance and towards a pension.
Looking for the right PA is a nightmare. My long term one came highly recommended by another wheelie user, so I was really lucky. She`s been with me for over 6 years.
My other carer has only been with me for around 10 weeks, but is so kind and caring too.
I have 26 hours plus 2 sleepovers a week. They do all my personal care, outings, holidays and light housework.
Hubby and I would struggle to do it now.
Good luck and if I can help with anything else, please ask.
If you like, you can pm me.