We are delighted to offer the following Benefit Training courses in October/November 2023 which are to be delivered by Durham Welfare Rights Service and Durham County Carers Support for members of the Advice Partnership..
Introduction to Benefits
Monday 30th October 2023 Times :9:00am-1:00pm ( 3 places)
Monday 6th November 2023 Times :9:00am-1:00pm ( 11 places)
Personal Independence Payment
Tuesday 31st October 2023 Times :9:00am-1:00pm ( FULL)
Tuesday 28th November 2023 Times:9:00am-1:00pm ( 15 places)
ESA & Limited Capability for Work
Tuesday 7 November 2023 Times :9:00am-1:00pm ( FULL)
Monday the 13th November & Tuesday 14th November 2023
Times 9:00am-1pm ( FULL )
***please note it is a requirement to attend both dates for this course**
Monday 20th November 2023
Times :9:00am-1:00pm ( FULL )
Monday 27th November 2023
Times:9:00am-1:00pm ( 11 places)
Recognising Carers Making Every Contact Count
Thursday 16th November 10am- 11:30am*
Delivered by Durham County Carers Support
Highlighting the support available for staff, volunteers, and the public who access your service.
The session will cover:-
Carer or Care Worker? – Know the difference.
Carer burnout and how to avoid losing your staff and volunteers to Carer fatigue.
Employer resources including Carer Passports – Planning for the short, mid and long term.
A Carers story
How we can help! Free support for unpaid Carers.
(8 places available)
Loan Shark Awareness Session
Monday 27th November 2023 10am-11am
Loan Shark Awareness- this one hour awareness session will be an insight into illegal money lending and the detrimental impact it can have on lives.
The purpose of this session is to increase awareness around illegal money lending, how it relates to your work and how we can help those who have borrowed from illegal lenders.
It will include key things to look out for as a sign that a friend, client or colleague may be involved with a loan shark. The session will demonstrate the impact that illegal lenders have on victims and communities, and how we can work together to stop people falling into the clutches of criminals.
Please note these training courses are available for professionals who are members of Advice in County Durham- please email firstname.lastname@example.org for further details of how to register or to become members of the AICD Partnership.