Children’s Disability Living Allowance Applications – Information and Support.

Disability Support Calderdale has received funding from Community Foundation For Calderdale to support families, children and young people with Children’s Disability Living Allowance Applications. They are working remotely at the present time but if you need information and support then please contact them: dsmain@hotmail.co.uk Telephone or Text 07944511716 9.30am and 3.30pm Monday – Friday. Disability … Continue reading Children’s Disability Living Allowance Applications – Information and Support.

Summary of the Government’s Covid-19 economic support measures

UK wide support for jobs We have extended the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme until the end of April 2021. The government will cover the cost of 80 per cent of the wages of furloughed employees for hours not worked – employers will only be asked to cover NICs and pension contributions. Click here for more info. We … Continue reading Summary of the Government’s Covid-19 economic support measures

Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance for people receiving direct payments

Here are links to the latest advice for people who buy care and support through a direct payment, as well as local authorities, clinical commissioning groups and those who provide care and support. Documents Guidance for local authorities and clinical commissioning groups in the delivery of direct payments and personal health budgets HTML Using direct … Continue reading Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance for people receiving direct payments

DWP Newsletter – Including Video Relay Service (VRS) for British Sign Language (BSL) Users

6 November 2020 Roundup of recent DWP announcements  Universal Credit - Minimum Income Floor for the self-employed The Minimum Income Floor (MIF) for self-employed Universal Credit (UC) claimants will remain suspended until the end of April 2021, extending a vital lifeline for hundreds of thousands of people. The further suspension means that self-employed people will … Continue reading DWP Newsletter – Including Video Relay Service (VRS) for British Sign Language (BSL) Users

Gov’t guidance for people receiving direct payments

Advice for people who buy care and support through a direct payment, as well as local authorities, clinical commissioning groups and those who provide care and support. Details This guidance sets out the main messages for individuals and organisations that can support planning, and help slow the transmission of the coronavirus as the outbreak progresses … Continue reading Gov’t guidance for people receiving direct payments