Disability Rights Handbook (41ed) 2016-2017
In this period of welfare reform and benefit cuts, keeping up with the new rules is critical. Fully updated for 2016-17, this book provides in-depth, comprehensive guidance on the benefits system and information on other services and resources.
- How the system works, how to claim and how tochallenge decisions
- Benefits for people living with health conditions,injury or disability and for carers, children and young people
- Support for those looking for work or in retirement
- Getting and paying for care services
New this year:
Extended and updated to reflect cuts affecting benefits including Universal Credit, Housing Benefit and Tax Credits. The Handbook also covers the continuing reform of social care, the new state pension to be introduced in April 2016 and the differences in laws covering Scotland and Northern Ireland.
About the publication
Written by benefits specialists, this user-friendly benefits guide is designed to provide answers for both claimants and advisers. It delivers this complex information in clear, straightforward plain-English.
|Author(s)||Disability Rights UK|