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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.
This course is currently available on commission for groups of up to 20 people.

Duration: 3 x 1.5 hour sessions
Location: Online

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.   

Commission this course

Please contact us for information about our costs and availability.