Mon 25 March, 2024 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
FreeThis event is open to carers residing in or caring for a person in Edinburgh only.
When: Monday 25 March, 10am – 11am
About the event:
Information about welfare benefits available to carers and the people they care for.
Many carers find themselves in the position of having to access benefits for themselves or the person they care for. Navigating the welfare system can be confusing so come along to this session led by the Carer Support Practitioner team at VOCAL to ask specific questions about benefits and find out what’s available.
This session will cover:
An outline of the benefits applicable to carers
An outline of some of the benefits that may be relevant to the cared for person
Information on Carers Allowance, Attendance Allowance, PIP, ESA, Adult Disability Payment and Universal Credit
Andy Egerton, Senior Carer Support Practitioner at VOCAL and Welfare Benefits specialist
Instructions for joining the event:
This event will be delivered ONLINE. Details of how to join the event will be sent you via email once you have registered. Please note, if you do not get an email with Zoom details for the event you have registered for please contact VOCAL on the details below.
There is a limit on the number of spaces for this event. You will be notified if there is a waiting list for this event. Please note that some events require a minimum number for them to run or may be cancelled near the time of the event, we will contact you if this is the case.