Welfare Benefit Reform
There are a lot of changes that have already happened to welfare benefits and more to come – make sure you’re up to speed!
Learning Disability Wales are running a course to help you understand the changes in the Welfare Benefit system, their likely impacts and to help you work within a changing welfare benefit system.
Make sure that you are up-to-date with the facts and figures and understand how these changes will affect you and the people you support and advise.
- information on the major changes to benefits for people of working age
- advice on how to help you protect the people you support from some of the negative effects of the changes
- information about the changes to existing benefits e.g. Housing Benefit, Social Fund
- information on the new Universal Credit and Personal Independence Payment (PIP).
Anyone working in a support, care or advice role for a disabled adult who wishes to know more about the key benefit changes taking place and the impact they will have.