ESA

Challenging WCA Decisions, 20 & 21 February 2023 ONLINE

20th February 2023 to 21st February 2023
Online
The WCA is used by the DWP to assess whether someone is sick and is central to claims for Employment and Support Allowance (old or new style) or Universal Credit...

Challenging WCA Decisions, 17 & 18 October 2022 ONLINE

17th October 2022 to 18th October 2022
Online
The WCA is used by the DWP to assess whether someone is sick and is central to claims for Employment and Support Allowance (old or new style) or Universal Credit...

WCA – Exceptional Opportunities, 13 & 14 March 2023 ONLINE

13th March 2023 to 14th March 2023
Online
The work capability assessment (WCA) test dominates ESA and UC in relation to sick claimants. The ‘exceptional circumstances test (otherwise ‘risk to self or others’) should apply with equal force...

WCA – Exceptional Opportunities, 10 & 11 November 2022 ONLINE

10th November 2022 to 11th November 2022
Online
The work capability assessment (WCA) test dominates ESA and UC in relation to sick claimants. The ‘exceptional circumstances test (otherwise ‘risk to self or others’) should apply with equal force...

Assessment delays for ill health and disability - update report

12 May 2021
An update to the report we published at the beginning of 2021 highlighting that delays carrying out assessments for disability benefits meant that many disabled people were not receiving or were losing support intended to help them meet the additional costs of their disability.

Mental Health and Benefits, 10 & 11 February 2022 ONLINE

10th February 2022 to 11th February 2022
Online
This one-day standard level course (delivered over four one-hour 15 minute modules, across two consecutive mornings) provides a practical and tactical look at working with people with mental health diagnoses...

Mental Health and Benefits, 16 & 17 September 2021 ONLINE

16th September 2021 to 17th September 2021
Online
This one-day standard level course (delivered over four one-hour 15 minute modules, across two consecutive mornings) provides a practical and tactical look at working with people with mental health diagnoses...

[FULLY BOOKED] Challenging WCA Decisions, 2 & 3 February 2022 ONLINE

2nd February 2022 to 3rd February 2022
Online
The work capability assessment (WCA) applies in both employment and support allowance (ESA) and universal credit (UC). Claimants who fail the WCA can challenge that on appeal, but need support...

Disability Rights Handbook, 2021/22

£37.00
The handbook provides in-depth, comprehensive guidance on the benefits system, explains how social care operates around the UK and includes information about other services and resources for disabled people.

Assessment delays for ill health and disability

27 January 2021
This report highlights that delays carrying out assessments for benefits mean that many disabled people are not receiving, or are losing support, intended to help them meet the additional costs of ill health or disability.