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Disability Benefits Overview


WHO IS THIS FOR:
This course is suitable for staff working with people who health issues and want to gain an understanding of what disability related benefits are available and how these are claimed and assessed.


AIMS:
This workshop gives an overview of the benefits available to help with disability needs. 
This course will help learners understand the basic eligibility rules and how to apply. It will consider how the benefit system works and how the different disability benefits interact. An ideal course to identify ways to maximise income when working with claimants with health/disability issues


OBJECTIVES:
  • Gain an overview of ESA, UC LCW, PIP and Attendance Allowance.
  • Gain an understanding of how these benefits interact.
  • Gain an understanding of how these benefits are assessed.
  • Gain an overview of the different premiums/additions linked to receiving a 'qualifying' disability benefit to maximise entitlement.
  • Feel better able to support claimants with health conditions/disabilities

LEVEL:

Introductory


HOW IS THE COURSE DELIVERED:

This course can be delivered online, or face to face. It is a practical course delivered using a combination of trainer presentation, exercises and cases studies, group discussion, and quizzes.


HOW MUCH:

We advise that this course be delivered over a minimum of 6 hours either as:

  • Online - two 3 hour on-line Workshops, or
  • Face-to-face - one full days training.

Click here for more information on pricing.


AFTER THE COURSE:

Learners will receive a copy of the PowerPoint slides, a certificate, and any additional resources such as relevant flowcharts and summary sheets. They will also be asked to complete an evaluation form.


IF BOOKING TO BE DELIVERED ONLINE:

We will be in touch to discuss and finalise the arrangements. Learners will need a good wifi connection and a suitable computer/laptop to access both the training session and a second internet-enabled device such as a tablet or smartphone for joining in any quizzes. In the week of the course, learners will receive an email with a link to the course, as well as a reminder just before the course is due to start.


IF BOOKING FACE TO FACE:

We will be in touch to discuss and finalise the arrangements. We will require a delegate list a week before delivery. It is assumed that you will source and provide a suitable venue taking account of any Covid restrictions in place at the time of delivery.


 








 

 

 




 

Great course

"I can't believe how much I've learnt from this course." 

Really Interesting

“Will check some of my clients to make sure they aren't missing any premiums - really interesting stuff "