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Welfare Benefits Awareness for Social Care Staff

Courses can be formed from these main subject areas:

Welfare Benefits: Overview & Update



Welfare Benefits: Overview and Update

Usual course length: 1-2 days

Courses can be tailor-made from the following elements:

  • How the different categories of legacy benefits interact with each other
  • The basic rules for claiming different legacy benefits
  • Recent changes to the benefit system
  • Claiming Employment Support Allowance and Personal Independence Payment
  • Challenging benefit sanctions for allegedly failing to comply with the claimant commitment
  • Entitlement rules for claiming Universal Credit, how to claim and what happens when claimants move from legacy benefits onto Universal Credit