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An adviser conducted a benefits check and successfully appealed an Attendance Allowance
An adviser conducted a benefit entitlement check for an 80 year old woman suffering from angina, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, osteoarthritis, depression and had a propensity to fall. An application was made for Attendance Allowance.
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Food banks fulfil a vital role as they help to support people who find themselves or their families without food. Over the last few years particularly as a result of the economic downturn there has been a rapid growth of food banks providing emergency help and assistance to people across Northern Ireland. In order to help understand the rise in reliance of people on emergency food Advice NI has carried out research.
24 May 2017 - 09:30This skilled level course goes through tried and tested strategies which will support you to work with clients in line with Codes of Practice and guidelines. It is accredited with OCNNI at Level 3. This is a core course for those seeking MAS accreditation at Advice Work or above.
30 May 2017 - 09:30Employers have a legal duty of care to do as much as possible to keep their staff safe. Employees, who are well trained in how to detect, react to and report potential risks and acts of aggression or violence are better equipped to make safer, more rational choices in the face of aggression and...
01 June 2017 - 10:30PIP Fresh Claims began on June 20th 2016. This practical session will advise you on best practice in form completion and how to advise your clients in preparation for the medical assessment.
05 June 2017 - 10:30This session will help you to prepare your clients for Welfare Reform ahead of the Universal Credit Roll out in 2017 . It will enable you to provide them with the tools to help them to understand budgeting, how their rent works, how to access help with digital inclusion and meeting their...
07 June 2017 - 09:30This one day training course provides an introduction to Advice Pro, a secure case managment application. Effective case management is an integral part of the advice provision process. The practical course is designed to provide advisers with a good understanding of the features and functionality...
15 June 2017 - 09:30This Award is an introductory qualification for candidates who are interested in acquiring knowledge about the role of an Independent Advocate. It comprises the unit ‘Understanding the Purpose and Role of the Independent Advocate’. This is a knowledge based unit. What the Course covers: The...
08 May 2017 - 09:55Advice NI is currently seeking applications for the following post:
- Tax & Benefits Officer
03 April 2017 - 14:45Advice NI is seeking a suitably qualified evaluator for a financial capability (money management) intervention, implemented with Inspire Mental Health Day...
Advice NI warning regarding benefit changes affecting thousands of households across Northern Ireland
03 April 2017 - 11:34Advice NI has today issued a warning to families and children regarding significant changes which will impact on thousands of households across Northern...