How Does The Government Meet The Needs Of Elderly

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How Does The Government Meet The Needs Of Elderly

  1. 1. Title & Date<br />How the Government meet the needs of the elderly?<br />What you will learn<br />
  2. 2. How dose the Government help?<br />How much is the basic State Pension?<br />In 2009-2010, the full basic State Pension is £95.25 a week for a single person and £152.30 a week for a couple, but your individual circumstances may affect the amount you get.<br />Who pays for this?<br />All government assistance for the elderly is paid through current taxation and national insurance contributions. <br />
  3. 3. Other Pensions<br />
  4. 4. Other benefits for the elderly <br />INCOME SUPPORT<br />
  5. 5. Other benefits for the elderly <br />Pension Credit is especially important if you're 60 or over and living in Great Britain. It guarantees a minimum weekly income (2009-2010) of:<br /><ul><li>£130 if you are single
  6. 6. £198.45 if you have a partner </li></ul>If your income in retirement is less than this, you can get top up payments to bring you up to the guaranteed level.<br />
  7. 7. Activities<br />Success Criteria<br />
  8. 8. Title & Date<br />How the Government meet the needs of the elderly?<br />What you will learn<br />
  9. 9. Activities<br />Success Criteria<br />

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