We offer training courses on a variety of topics relating to benefits, Universal Credit and financial assessment for social care. Our courses are currently offered online and are designed to give your team an overview of the key topics in benefits and financial assessments. These courses are designed by our experts but can be adapted to more precisely meet your particular needs. Discuss your requirements with us when you book and we’ll deliver a course that works best for you.

Welfare Benefits Awareness

As the coronavirus crisis has transformed the economy, claims for benefits have gone up by five times the record increase. With more people claiming benefits than ever before and people interacting with the benefits system who have never had contact with it, providing the right advice has never been more crucial.

This course gives you the essential knowledge you need to advise people having to make a claim or who are already on benefits. Make sure you are ready with the right advice to help guide your clients to the best support.

This three hour course is delivered live online using Microsoft Teams by an expert trainer. All you need is a computer or device with a good internet connection.

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Financial Assessments for Social Care

Learn how local authority officers make their decisions and what impact that has on the finances of people receiving care. Look at financial assessments in a variety of settings such as home care, extra care, residential care or supported accommodation. Examine who can enter into a deferred payment agreement so they do not have to pay for care within their lifetime.

This course provides the essential knowledge of local authority financial assistance under the Care Act 2014. It is designed for advisers and support workers of those receiving adult social care.

This three hour course is delivered online using Microsoft Teams by an expert trainer. All you need is a computer or device with a good internet connection.

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Hats off to anybody who can make benefits awareness and Universal Credit training enjoyable.

Many thanks to Dan Rust for the bespoke, tailored training on behalf of Reed in Partnership across the UK. 100% of the attendees found the training enjoyable and 100% would recommend it to a colleague. What more could you ask for?

Dan Rust really is the leading expert on this subject for our sector.

Monique Debono
Head of Curriculum and L&D
Reed in Partnership