This course, run in partnership with Disability Rights UK, focuses on the disability assessment and claims process in PIP. It enables participants to identify potential entitlement and support claimants through effective form-filling and the medical assessment.
By the end of the course participants will:
Methods of delivery
This is a practical course. It is delivered using a combination of trainer presentation, group work and exercises, case studies, group discussion and games.
This course is for staff working with working age people who are affected by a health condition or a disability. No previous experience is required although a working knowledge of the wider benefits system is helpful.
Overview of PIP
The timetable for change
Basic eligibility conditions
The assessment criteria: Activities, descriptors and points
When do the descriptors apply?
• Good/bad days and fluctuating conditions
• Completing activities “reliably”
Aids and appliances
The claims and assessment process
Completing the form effectively
The medical assessment
Claims, payments, delays
The effect of PIP awards on other benefits
Review and close
Booking confirms agreement of our Terms (see below for link to document). Any questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Standard booking rate (£150 + VAT)
Voluntary organisations with fewer than 5 paid staff in total should contact us for a discount code before booking.
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