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Personal Independence Payments (PIP)

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Devon Communities Together

Unit 73 & 74 Basepoint Business Centre

Yeoford Way

Exeter

EX2 8LB

United Kingdom

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An Early Bird 10% discount is available for this course if you book more than 4 weeks prior to the course start date. Early Bird discounts are an exclusive offer for selected courses only.

Course Description

Many people could get this if only they claimed and many miss out when they do claim. With around 80% of appeals being successful when supported by advisers, it must be worth coming and finding out how to make sure it’s not ‘No Payment’ for the people with disabilities that you support.

This course is designed to provide participants with information on the basic conditions of entitlement to Personal Independence Payment (PIP), to enable advisers to identify entitlement and assist with claims and with challenging decisions.

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IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO COMMISSION THIS AS AN IN-HOUSE COURSE TAILORED TO YOUR ORGANISATIONAL NEEDS PLEASE CONTACT INFO@DEVONCOMMUNITIES.ORG.UK

Course Aims & Objectives

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This course will enable participants to:

  • Describe the claims and assessment process
  • Identify who is eligible for PIP
  • Describe the key differences between PIP & DLA
  • Explain potential entitlement at appropriate levels, including the possibility of choosing to claim PIP rather than DLA
  • Assist with challenging decisions
  • Describe the impact the receipt of PIP has on other benefits.

ABOUT YOUR TUTOR

Vincent Willson

Vincent has worked for the Citizens Advice service in Devon since 1985. As an experienced trainer, he has provided benefits training for many years to voluntary and statutory sector staff, covering all aspects of the benefits system from introductory courses to Tribunal Representation. He has been a benefits caseworker for most of his working life, having taken cases to the Upper Tribunal level. He has been providing benefits training for Citizens Advice Devon since 2017. He is the Chief Officer at Citizens Advice Teignbridge.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Please let Support Services know if there is anything that would affect your learning and if there is anything we can do to enable you to fully participate in our courses and we will do our best to accommodate you.

Call Support Services on 01392 248919 or email info@devoncommunities.org.uk

Please click here to read our cancellation policy.

PAYMENTS

The heavily discounted membership price on many of our training courses is one of a number of benefits provided to members of Devon Communities Together and is available to new and existing members. With annual membership starting from just £24 for individuals and small organisations, up to £50 for larger organisations, taking out a membership can be a great way to save money on your training needs. To find out more and join DCT today, call 01392 248919 or visit our membership page.

If you would prefer to pay for your course via an invoice instead of booking online, please contact info@devoncommunities.org.uk or call 01392 248919. If you wish to receive a receipt of payment, please let us know.

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Devon Communities Together

Unit 73 & 74 Basepoint Business Centre

Yeoford Way

Exeter

EX2 8LB

United Kingdom

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Refunds up to 7 days before event

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