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Basic Benefits

Wed 4 September, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Every year carers and the people they support miss out on millions of pounds as they do not understand what their entitlements are.

Duration: 1 week

Who is this course for?
Carers who are not currently accessing any welfare benefits, or carers who have recently had a change of circumstances.

Weekly Breakdown
This session will introduce carers to the world of welfare benefits and help them to understand their entitlements and those of the people they support. We will look at key benefits such as Personal Independence Payments (PIP) , Disability Living Allowance (DLA), Attendance Allowance (AA), Carers Allowance, Council Tax Benefit, Universal Credit and Pension Credit.

What carers will get from this course
Information on welfare benefits entitlements for themselves and the people they support.

Details

Date:
Wed 4 September, 2019
Time:
10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Event Category:

Organiser

VOCAL
Phone:
0131 622 6666
Email:
kdouglas@vocal.org.uk

Venue

Edinburgh Carers’ Hub
60 Leith Walk
EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND EH6 5HB
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Website:
www.vocal.org.uk

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