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Develop your knowledge and skills to effectively respond to requests for care and support, including accommodation and financial assistance, made by adults who are unable to access benefits and housing due to their immigration status.

Date: 25 October 2024
Time: 9.30am - 3.30pm
Duration: 3 x 1.5 hr sessions
Location: Online via MS Teams
Price: £175.00

Who it's for

  • Social workers
  • NRPF caseworkers
  • Managers
  • Healthcare professionals
  • Local authority legal officers 


What you’ll learn

  • What ‘no recourse to public funds’ means and who this applies to
  • What to consider when assessing needs of a person with no recourse to public funds under the Care Act 2014
  • When accommodation may be provided to meet needs under the Care Act 2014 or section 117 of the Mental Health Act 1983
  • When and how to undertake a human rights assessment
  • Best practice in case management and service delivery


Course outline

  • Part 1: Introduction to 'no recourse to public funds' (NRPF)
  • Part 2: Providing accommodation under the Care Act 2014 & section 117 of the Mental Health Act 1983
  • Part 3: Human rights assessments when the Schedule 3 exclusion applies

This is an interactive course and includes case studies.