Housing Systems: Combating poverty and sustaining tenancies.
On-line Workshop: Benefits for older people

This workshop takes learners through the benefits available to pension age applicants. 

Participants will gain the information they need to spot mistakes, maximise awards and provide effective advice to pension age claimants.

The latest statistics show that over a third of those entitled to Pension Credit have failed to claim the benefit, with up to £2.5bn unclaimed, 


An overview of Pension Credit,  Housing Benefit & Attendance Allowance. 
Applicable amounts, premiums, Carers Allowance and underlying entitlement. 
Issues around capital and deprivation of capital. 
This course will give learners an understanding of the key rules of the key benefits for pensioners and help them identify those entitled / those who could be entitled to more.

An ideal overview or refresher for those working with pension age claimants. 

Led by experts, this workshop is one in our range of online workshops that provide a great overview / refresher on a benefit topic.




Tuesday 18th Aug 1.30pm - 4.30pm



Just £79+vat per delegate:



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Designed to be engaging, informative and interactive, the workshop enables participants to gain a deeper understanding of the topic area.

The workshop will last 3 hours, and will include a presentation, Q&A session, exercises to reinforce learning, discussion of useful tools and an action plan.

With a maximum of 16 on each workshop, participants have the opportunity to delve into some of the current issues affecting UC claimants so that they are able to offer appropriate help and advice.


Book this session to be delivered in-house for up to 16 delegates for £595+vat. Interested? Email us at training@housingsystems.co.uk






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"I never understood carers allowance for pensioners properly, finally understand it - Thank You! ”

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“Great course! Booked on when I changed role and it's a perfect introduction to pension age benefits"