FUAL POVERTY AND HEALTH WEBINAR

12 October 2021 (9:30am – 12:00pm)

“I really enjoyed this webinar.

NEA has wonderful tutors who are engaging and informative and always answer all my questions.”

The Fuel Poverty and Health webinar will look at the causes and impacts of fuel poverty with a focus on the health impacts. It aims to help delegates identify those likely to be at risk from fuel poverty and signpost to assistance.

This webinar is designed for anyone wanting to learn more about fuel poverty, its causes and links with physical and mental wellbeing.

OBJECTIVES

  • Explain causes of fuel poverty
  • Identify health impacts of fuel poverty
  • Explain causes of and remedies for condensation dampness
  • Identify some of the assistance available to those at risk from fuel poverty

CONTENT

  • The Low Income Low Energy Efficiency Indicator and the causes of fuel poverty
  • How to identify those at risk of fuel poverty
  • The health impacts of fuel poverty and damp homes
  • The causes of condensation dampness/ mould and remedial actions that can be taken
  • Assistance and sources of advice available to those struggling to heat their home adequately – including the Affordable Warmth Obligation of the Energy Company Obligation (ECO), the Warm Home Discount Scheme, Priority Services Register and fuel suppliers’ hardship funds for those struggling to pay their energy costs
  • Additional information relating to COVID-19 – information for front-line workers on current advice agency and fuel supplier support for customers in relation to COVID-19

DURATION – 2.5 hour

HOW WILL THE WEBINAR WORK?

Webinars will be delivered live via Zoom (video conferencing facility) by our expert tutors to small groups to ensure a good level of interaction and support for learners. Participants will require a device with a camera and sound.

FEES (PER PERSON)

Places are available free of charge to non-commercial organisations (including local authorities, advice agencies, housing associations etc). Learners must also be frontline staff or volunteers that encounter and provide advice to those in or at risk of fuel poverty as part of their day to day role.

WEBINAR DATES

12 October 2021 (9:15am registration for a 9:30am start – 12:00pm)


FURTHER INFORMATION FROM

Lynsey Thompson, Training Co-ordinator, NEA

BOOKING FORM


Training Webinar - Fuel Poverty and Health - Booking Form [12 October 2021 - AM - Barnsley Council]


  • To book a place on this webinar please complete the following fields.

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  • FEES / FUNDED PLACE

  • As indicated above in the course outline, funded places are available to non-commercial organisations in England and Wales. Learners must be frontline staff / volunteers that encounter and provide advice to clients in or at risk of fuel poverty (i.e. essentially on a low income / in a vulnerable situation and who are struggling to manage their household energy needs).

    Standard fees for learners that do not meet the above criteria are outlined below.
  • As outlined above, funded places are only available to non-commercial organisations and learners must be frontline staff / volunteers that encounter and provide advice to those in or at risk of fuel poverty,

    Please tick to confirm the following eligibility questions (you must be able to confirm the first two questions in order to receive a funded place):

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    If you receive a funded place and no longer wish to complete the course please inform NEA as soon as possible so that your place can be reallocated.


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