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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.
30 July 2019 - 10:00We have a selection of Welfare Reform sessions suitable for those who have already benefited from our Welfare Reform training and wish to update their knowledge in a timely and cost effective manner or for those who just need information on a specific aspect of Welfare Reform. This session will...
30 July 2019 - 12:00This session will encourage advisers completing PIP forms to carefully consider and use the reliability and majority regulations, case law and guidance to produce stronger initial applications.
05 August 2019 - 10:00This skilled level course provides an opportunity to explore key factors to promote good practice in dealing with debt cases which includes: case management, referrals and quality frameworks, including support and supervision. This course is designed for Advisers dealing with debt at all levels...
07 August 2019 - 10:00This session will explain how individuals will have certain obligations placed upon them to successfully maintain their claim to benefits and the impact of sanctions on those deemed not to have carried out these actions. It will look at the new 2018 sanctions regime relating to ESA, JSA and...
12 August 2019 - 10:00This award winning training course provides participants with an understanding of the procurement and commissioning process. The course covers a range of issues including understanding public procurement, organisational readiness, identifying and responding to tender opportunities, the tender...
13 August 2019 - 10:00We have a selection of Welfare Reform sessions suitable for those who have already benefited from our Welfare Reform training and wish to update their knowledge in a timely and cost effective manner or for those who just need information on a specific aspect of Welfare Reform. This session will...
15 July 2019 - 09:34
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27 June 2019 - 17:08
To mark another successful year of the Supporting Active Engagement project, Advice NI celebrated all the participants’ achievements with an event at...
27 June 2019 - 17:00
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