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Benefits for Older People

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Unit 7

Basepoint Buissness Centre

Yeoford Way

Exeter

EX2 8LB

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This course is for people who provide advice and support to people of State Pension Age. It provides an overview of the benefits available to older people, in particular State Retirement Pensions, Pension Credit and Attendance Allowance. It also covers the effect of Universal Credit for older people. It will give participants an understanding of the financial help that is currently available to older people with disabilities in a variety of circumstances.

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IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO COMMISSION THIS AS AN IN-HOUSE COURSE TAILORED TO YOUR ORGANISATIONAL NEEDS PLEASE CONTACT INFO@DEVONCOMMUNITIES.ORG.UK

AIMS AND OBJECTIVES

The course will enable participants to:

1. Identify key conditions of entitlement to State Retirements Pensions, Attendance Allowance and Pension Credit;
2. Understand the basics of ‘means-testing’ and how disability- related benefits may increase entitlement.

ABOUT YOUR TUTOR

Vincent Willson

Vincent has worked for the Citizens Advice service in Devon since 1985. As an experienced trainer, he has provided benefits training for many years to voluntary and statutory sector staff, covering all aspects of the benefits system from introductory courses to Tribunal Representation. He has been a benefits caseworker for most of his working life, having taken cases to the Upper Tribunal level. He has been providing benefits training for Citizens Advice Devon since 2017. He is the Chief Officer at Citizens Advice Teignbridge.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Please let Support Services know if there is anything that would affect your learning and if there is anything we can do to enable you to fully participate in our courses and we will do our best to accommodate you.

Call Support Services on 01392 248919 or email info@devoncommunities.org.uk

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Unit 7

Basepoint Buissness Centre

Yeoford Way

Exeter

EX2 8LB

United Kingdom

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Refunds up to 7 days before event

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