Becoming a carer of a disabled person often means a drop in household income. Carers may be thinking of leaving work or trying to combine work with care.
This one-day course gives an introduction to the main benefits available for carers and explains how to maximise income through benefit checks. It will help you support clients decide what to claim in or out of work.
The course covers:
• Meeting the conditions for carer’s allowance
• New carer’s allowance supplement in Scotland