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Survey: Consultation on Adult Disability Payment draft regulations – Scotland

The Scottish Government has opened a consultation on draft regulations for Adult Disability Payment (ADP) which will be replacing Personal Independence Payment (PIP) in Scotland. The consultation will remain open until 15th March 2021, and your views are being sought via an online survey. ADP is a significant milestone in the development of the Scottish […]

Video service for deaf claimants extended to all DWP helplines

Deaf claimants and those with hearing loss can now access British Sign Language (BSL) interpreters across all Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) helplines and services. The Video Relay Service, rolled out for Universal Credit in April, has been extended to all its 62 benefit-related lines and services. The Video Relay Service allows users to […]

Advice NI training session has great benefit

Hearing Link teamed up with Advice NI to deliver a PIP training session, relevant to hearing loss, in Belfast in April 2019.It was great to team up with Advice NI to deliver a PIP training session, relevant to hearing loss, in Belfast this week. The Hearing Link Northern Ireland team supported Advice NI in the delivery of the session, while also raising awareness of the services and support we offer locally for people with hearing loss […]

PIP awareness session for people with hearing loss – Northern Ireland

PIP awareness session for people with hearing loss - Northern IrelandHearing Link has teamed up with Advice NI to offer a training session on the forthcoming Personal Independence Payment (PIP) benefits reform, that is accessible and relevant to people with hearing loss. Join our team at Girdwood Community Hub in Belfast for this event which takes place on Tuesday 30th April. It will start with […]

Hearing and sight loss event (London)

Hearing and sight loss eventHead along to the Rippen Centre in Barking, London, for hearing and sight loss event focused on nutrition and wellbeing. Taking place on Wednesday (25th July) the event will host workshops as well as stands from local audiologists, technology and social groups. You can also find out more about employment and benefits, healthy eating and […]

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