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Money and benefits

18) Summary

By the end of this module you should :

  • Know where to get benefits advice
  • Know about proposed changes to the benefits system
  • Know about tax issues for carers including VAT, council tax and pension credits
  • Know about the Carer Needs Assessment and how to apply for this
  • Know where to get information about self directed support
  • Know about money issues for care homes
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1. Did you find this website easy to use?
2. Did you find the advice and information useful?
3. Would you use this website in future?
4. Can you indicate which, if any, of the other organisations listed below you may contact?
Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland (CHSS)
Citizens Advice
Scottish Government
The Princess Royal Trust for Carers
Carers Scotland
NHS Scotland

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