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Personal independence payment – the essentials

This is a past event.

From 10:00 to 16:00 on 20th September 2017

CPAG in Scotland, Ladywell, 94 Duke Street, Glasgow G4 0UW

Cost: £116 Citizens Advice Bureaux, £138 voluntary organisations, £195 statutory/other organisations

Personal independence payment (PIP) is the disability benefit for people aged 16-65. This course equips you with the knowledge and confidence to help the people you work with make effective claims and manage the process of transferring from disability living allowance (DLA).

The course covers:
- What is PIP?
- Who can claim
- Helping a client who is thinking about claiming PIP
- Tips and guidance in completing the form
- Supporting clients through the assessment
- Getting the decision – what next

The course is aimed at anyone working with disabled people but who do not usually deal with welfare benefits.

Social Justice & Poverty
Local Authority Area
CPAG in Scotland
[email protected]
0141 552 3303