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  • Royal College of Nursing
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  • Chesterfield Law Centre
  • Coventry Mind
  • Birmingham Citizens Advice Bureau
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ESA resources

If you are already a Benefits and Work member you can download the following resources from the Members section.

Benefits and Work guides

Fully updated October 2013 to take account of the introduction of mandatory reconsiderations and appeals.

Understanding Employment and Support Allowance esa mental cover mar15
Our 43 page introductory guide to ESA.

Employment and Support Allowance claims for Mental Health and Learning Difficulties: a guide to the limited capability for work assessment.
This is a fully comprehensive, 87 page guide to the assessment procedure on mental health and learning difficulties grounds.

Employment and Support Allowance claims on physical health grounds: a guide to the limited capability for work assessment.
This is a fully comprehensive, 64 page guide to the assessment procedure on physical grounds.

Employment and Support Allowance Mandatory Reconsiderations and Appeals
35 page guide to mandatory revisions and appeals for ESA.

DWP Resources obtained using the Freedom of Information Act

Employment and Support handbook
Guide to carrying out work capability assessments for use by healthcare professionals.

Work-focused health-related activities assesment handbook
Guide to carrying out work-focused health-related activities assessments for use by healthcare professionals.

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