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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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Upcoming Training

  • Welfare Reform Awareness Raising Session - 27th March 2017

    27 March 2017 - 10:00

    This FREE half day training session provides participants with an overview of current welfare reforms including Personal Independence Payments, Employment Support Allowance changes, Discretionary Support/Finance Support Service, and changes to housing related benefits. It will also provide an...
  • Overview of Consumer Law

    03 April 2017 - 09:30

    This practical and interactive course will provide participants with the knowledge and skills to identify and apply statutory consumer rights and responsibilities. It will provide an overview of relevant consumer legislation, including recent legislation in consumer law introduced in 2015...
  • Level 3 Certificate In Independent Advocacy - Unit 309 - (4th & 11th April 2016)

    04 April 2017 - 09:30

    The Certificate in Independent Advocacy allows Independent Advocates to learn, develop and practice the skills required for employment in their Independent Advocacy role. The course includes knowledge and skills based assessments and involves learners demonstrating competency in work related tasks...
  • Universal Credit Awareness Session

    05 April 2017 - 10:00

    This FREE half day training session focuses on perhaps the most significant reform to Social Security since the inception of the Welfare State. It provides participants with an overview of which means tested benefits Universal Credit replaces, how entitlement is calculated, how it works for...
  • Nutshell: PIP - What You Need to Know About the New Form and Medical Assessment

    07 April 2017 - 10:30

    PIP 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.
  • Business Debts: Self Employed Clients & Directors of Limited Companies

    10 April 2017 - 09:30

    As in many areas of money advice it is vital that advisers understand some key points before advising on Business Debts. This course will enable you to advise and assist individuals with business debts when they have ceased trading and to make appropriate referrals where they continue to trade. You...

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