Benefits for Carers

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  • 8th September 2017
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Who is this course for? 

If you work with Carers and provide advice on entitlements then this course is for you. Delegates must have a basic understanding of the benefits system.


The course will bring together all the elements of the welfare system that are relevant for Carers. The course will equip delegates with legal, practical and pitfall information in order for them to holistically advise Carers of their full entitlement.


At the end of the course delegates will have a good understanding of:

  • Rules of entitlement for Carers Allowance
  • Means-tested benefits and Carers
  • Carers who do paid work
  • Carers right to a State Retirement Pension
  • Other entitlements eg: Council Tax Support and reductions
  • Future changes relevant to Carers

Event Location


Venue Phone: 01483 423859

Masonic Hall, Ockford Road, Godalming, Surrey, GU7 1RQ, United Kingdom


The Hall is situated on the south side of Godalming in Ockford Road, Godalming opposite the Inn on the Lake and is accessed off the roundabout at the junction of the B3100 and Shackstead Lane.  Ample parking on site.

Godalming Train Station  (Station Approach) – 8 minute walk to the hall and 2 minutes by car