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Gas and electricity is expensive for everyone and often particularly so for carers and people with health difficulties. Many carers are paying more than they need to. Duration: 1 week Who is this course for? Carers interested in reducing the amount they pay on fuel bills. Weekly Breakdown Learn how to really understand your fuel statements and bills, learn how to use and trust price comparison sites confidently, receive support to make a change to your provider now and in…

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Gas and electricity is expensive for everyone and often particularly so for carers and people with health difficulties. Many carers are paying more than they need to. Duration: 1 week Who is this course for? Carers interested in reducing the amount they pay on fuel bills. Weekly Breakdown Learn how to really understand your fuel statements and bills, learn how to use and trust price comparison sites confidently, receive support to make a change to your provider now and in…

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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…

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Illness and disability can be expensive and many carers find that it is harder to make ends meet or that their money does not go as far now they are in a caring role. Duration: 1 week Who is this course for? Midlothian carers who want to check they are receiving all they are entitled to. Weekly Breakdown Learn more about Welfare Rights and check that you and the person you support are receiving all your entitlements. What carers will…

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Caring can lead to having a reduced income at times when life gets more expensive. Duration: 1 week Who is this course for? Carers who would like to look at their own spending or that of the person they support and make savings. Weekly Breakdown A chance to learn about discounts and money saving tips as well as household budgeting. What carers will get from this course Advice on budgeting. Money saving tips. Information about discounts.

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Illness and disability can be expensive and many carers find that it is harder to make ends meet or that their money does not go as far now they are in a caring role. Duration: 1 week Who is this course for? Carers who want to check they are receiving all they are entitled to and look at how they could make their money go further. Weekly Breakdown This session will introduce carers to the world of welfare benefits and help…

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Universal Credit is being introduced as part of the new welfare reform. Duration: 1 week Who is this course for? Midlothian carers who want to check they are receiving all they are entitled to. Weekly Breakdown Come along and learn and understand more about Universal Credit and what this may mean for you and the person you support. (Suitable for carers aged 16-65 or caring for someone aged 16-65). What carers will get from this course Introduction to Universal Credit.…

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Gas and electricity is expensive for everyone and often particularly so for carers and people with health difficulties. Many carers are paying more than they need to. Duration: 1 week Who is this course for? Carers interested in reducing the amount they pay on fuel bills. Weekly Breakdown Learn how to really understand your fuel statements and bills, learn how to use and trust price comparison sites confidently, receive support to make a change to your provider now and in…

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A practical session delivered by an Enforcement Officer from Trading Standards to take carers through the many forms of scams, what to look out for and how to report them. Duration: 1 week Who is this course for? Carers who are worried about being scammed. What carers will get from his course Practical information and advice on scams.

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Gas and electricity is expensive for everyone and often particularly so for carers and people with health difficulties. Many carers are paying more than they need to. Duration: 1 week Who is this course for? Carers interested in reducing the amount they pay on fuel bills. Weekly Breakdown Learn how to really understand your fuel statements and bills, learn how to use and trust price comparison sites confidently, receive support to make a change to your provider now and in…

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Many carers help the person they care for with money matters on a daily or occasional basis. Duration: 1 week Who is this course for? Midlothian carers who are supporting someone who would need support to manage tasks like paying bills or applying for welfare benefits. Weekly Breakdown How will money and financial issues be managed when we are no longer able to do it? Information on Power of Attorney, Guardianship and as well as opportunity to think about estate…

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Caring can lead to having a reduced income at times when life gets more expensive. Duration: 1 week Who is this course for? Midlothian carers who would like to look at their own spending or that of the person they support and see if/how they can make savings. Weekly Breakdown Join an advisor from Money Advice Scotland to learn about how to make household savings. Learn about a wide range of price comparison websites, discounts and how to make your…

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Caring can lead to having a reduced income at times when life gets more expensive. Duration: 1 week Who is this course for? Midlothian carers who want to make savings. Weekly Breakdown A session to explore how carers can make their money go further, looking at discounts and savings for carers and the people they support. What carers will get from this course Information and advice on budgeting. Money saving tips. Information on available discounts.

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