personal independence payment

  • PIP: aids, appliances and caselaw

    Issue 254 (October 2016)
    article

    Gwyneth King reviews some caselaw on the relevance of aids and appliances in the assessment for entitlement to personal independence payment (PIP).

  • Factsheet - Personal independence payment


    factsheet

    This factsheet explains the benefit that replaced disability living allowance (DLA) for new working age claimants from 2013. Existing working age DLA claimants are currently being transferred to personal independence payment.

    The information in this factsheet is relevant UK-wide.

  • Personal independence payment assessment


    factsheet

    This factsheet sets out the personal independence payment (PIP) assessment.

  • Challenging PIP decisions

    Level: Standard

    training course

    This one-day course looks at how to challenge personal independence payment (PIP) decisions. There is an opportunity to discuss how the different PIP criteria affect appeal tactics, and think through how to go about getting the right outcome for clients.

    The course covers:

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  • Benefits for disabled children from age 16

    Level: Basic

    training course

    This basic level course focuses on the transition to adult benefits from age 16 for young people with disabilities or health problems who still live at home.

    It looks at changes to disability benefits for the young person, and introduces the circumstances in which a young person can claim adult benefits in their own right while still living at home.

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  • PIP and attendance allowance - an introduction


    training course

    This one-day course gives you an introduction to personal independence payment (PIP) and to attendance allowance (AA),  both vitally important benefits for people with disabilities. The course also looks at how disability living allowance (DLA) for adults is changing as a result of the introduction of PIP. This introductory course is aimed at advisers with little or no experience of these benefits. It will give you an understanding of the main rules and help you deal with common problems.

    The course covers:

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  • PIP - caselaw and tactics


    training course

    This half-day course gives advisers the chance to discuss the latest caselaw developments in relation to personal independence payment (PIP), and consider the impact of recent decisions and other developments on tactics for PIP tribunals. Participants will have the opportunity to share their own experiences and ideas.

    The course includes:

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  • PIP at the Upper Tribunal

    Issue 249 (Dec 2015)
    article

    Jon Shaw looks at some of the more important personal independence payment (PIP) caselaw from the Upper Tribunal.

  • PIP marches on

    Issue 248 (October 2015)
    article

    The DWP has announced the start of the next stage in the process of the transfer of current disability living allowance (DLA) claims to claims for personal independence allowance (PIP). Simon Osborne outlines the plans.

  • Putting PIP to the test

    Issue 244 (February 2015)
    article

    Paul Treloar reviews the first of the official independent reviews of personal independence payment (PIP).