Money and benefits Events

Basic benefits

Online

This event is open to carers residing in or caring for a person in Edinburgh only. Information about welfare benefits available to carers, and the people they care for. Objectives The session will cover; An outline of the benefits applicable to carers An outline of some of the benefits that may be relevant to the... Read More

Help in the home and garden

Online

This event is open to carers residing in or caring for a person in Edinburgh only. Learn about the support available to help you manage your own, or someone else’s home and/or garden. Objectives By the end of the session carers will have: Explored what tasks they are juggling in the home and garden and... Read More

Understanding your finances

Online

This event is open to carers residing in or caring for a person in Edinburgh only. For a better understanding of your finances, join this workshop delivered by RBS. Learn about financial products, dealing with debt, and keeping your money safe. Delivered by John Blair, RBS Instructions for joining the event This event will be... Read More

How to choose a care service

Online

This event is open to carers residing in or caring for a person in Edinburgh only. This workshop will help you think about what needs to be considered when choosing a care service. Objectives By attending the event carers will; Understanding of what tools can be used to find appropriate services Have a chance to... Read More

Become a community seller on eBay

Online

This event is open to carers residing in or caring for a person in Edinburgh only. Would you like to find out how to buy and sell on eBay? Debbie from Treasure Tree will explain how VOCAL can help you generate a profit for yourself, and at the same time be able to give something... Read More

Understanding Self-Directed Support (SDS)

Online

This event is open to carers residing in or caring for a person in Edinburgh only. Self-Directed Support (SDS) is an individual’s legal right to shape and manage their own package of care. This session explains how it works in more detail. Objectives By attending the event carers will have; An explanation of Self-Directed Support,... Read More