Disability & Carers' Benefits (London)

Tuesday, 29 January, 2019   9:45am - 4:15pm
London EC1

This one day course looks at the main disability benefits that are claimed in respect of adults and children affected by a health problem or a disability. It also considers the main benefits issues which typically affect carers.

By the end of the course participants will:

  • Understand the different types of health and disability related benefits which can be claimed in respect of adults and children;
  • Know which benefit to claim and when;
  • Have gained an understanding of the assessment criteria used within each disability benefit;
  • Be able to successfully facilitate claims on behalf of people affected by a disability and/or their carer;
  • Know how to tackle application forms effectively;
  • Be able to maximise income for people affected by a health problem/disability and their carers;
  • Be able to give basic advice on the process of mandatory reconsideration and appeal;
  • Have access to advice regarding any course-related question for 12 months after the course.

The course is suitable for people are new to benefits but who support and advise people with disabilities and their carers. It has been recognised by the Solicitors Regulation Authority as equivalent to 5.5hours CPD for solicitors.

Please read the attached BTCTerms document (see Documents tab above) before booking. By completing the online form, you are agreeing to our Terms & Conditions.

Any problems booking, please contact ali@benefitstraining.co.uk

Tickets

Cost
Standard rate £150 + VAT
Voluntary organisations with fewer than 5 paid staff should contact us for a discount before booking.
£150.00 + VAT
Location
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London EC1