How to challenge a disability benefit or carer support payment decision

Challenging a child disability payment, adult disability payment or carer support payment decision by redetermination or appeal

Benefits for carers

Overview of new support for carers in Scotland.

Carer support payment

Carer support payment is replacing carer's allowance in Scotland

Young carer grant

Additional support for carers aged 16 to 18 in Scotland.

Carer's allowance supplement

A top-up payment available to people receiving carer's allowance in Scotland.

Scottish social security - an introduction

27 February 2023
Our online course on 28 March will also cover the recently announced timetable for the transfer to Scotland of carer’s allowance & attendance allowance

Scottish carer's assistance (Scotland) ONLINE

The first income-replacement benefit to be devolved to Scotland is Scottish carer’s assistance. It replaces carer’s allowance and is due to roll out throughout Scotland by spring 2024. The course covers:


25 October 2022
Book your place on this experienced-level course on 8-9 Nov