Many people with disabilities choose to hire a personal assistant to help them with tasks like getting out of bed in the morning and support them throughout the day so they can work.
There are more than 100,000 vacancies in the social care sector and with more competitive salaries offered in other sectors, this means that some people with disabilities are currently finding it difficult to find employment. support they need.
The BBC’s disabled reporter Nikki Fox met 16-year-old twins, Alex and Sam, who were looking for a personal assistant.
Let’s see their story.