The Non-Medical Helper allowance, sometimes called one-one support, helps pay for support sessions recommended in your DSA Needs Assessment.
Non-Medical Help can only be supplied if the support is:
Non-Medical Helpers can assist with things such as:
Students can apply for a Non-Medical Helper Allowance of up to:
This amount is the maximum allowance available per year of a student's course.
Unfortunately, your funder cannot consider requests for non-medical help to be provided by friends or family members.
If the number of hours a student spends with a non-medical helper needs to increase the student should discuss this with their needs assessor.
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