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Omagh Independent Advice Services

​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

  • Nutshell: PIP Guidance

    30 July 2019 - 10:00

    We 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...
  • Nutshell: Limited Capability for Work (& WRA) Guidance

    30 July 2019 - 12:00

    This 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.
  • Wiseradviser - Tailoring Advice: Strategies & Options for Dealing with Debt

    05 August 2019 - 10:00

    This 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...
  • Nutshell: Understanding Universal Credit Sanctions

    07 August 2019 - 10:00

    This 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...
  • An Introduction to Tendering & Commissioning

    12 August 2019 - 10:00

    This 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...
  • Nutshell: Universal Credit and Self-Employment

    13 August 2019 - 10:00

    We 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...

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