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CLM publishes two new Casebase reports

By richellaoregan Friday, 24th November 2017 | 0 comments
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This week, CLM published two new Casebase reports on Jobseeker’s Allowance and Rent Supplement, both relating to overpayments. Casebase is the only database of Social Welfare Appeals decisions in Ireland, with the aim of providing the public and community organisations with access to decisions of the Social Welfare Appeals Office.

CLM publishes Information Leaflet on Nursing Home Support Scheme

By richellaoregan Wednesday, 22nd November 2017 | 0 comments
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Community Law & Mediation has published an Information Leaflet on the Nursing Home Support Scheme, also known as the Fair Deal Scheme. The leaflet explains what the Scheme involves, how the application process works and provides details of the further sources of information on the Scheme.

Carer’s Allowance: CLM represented the Appellant in a recent appeal concerning a Carer’s Allowance payment which was upheld by the Social Welfare Appeal’s Office and substantial arrears were awarded.

By janeosullivan Tuesday, 15th August 2017 | 0 comments
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Carer’s Allowance: CLM represented the Appellant in a recent appeal concerning a Carer’s Allowance payment which was upheld by the Social Welfare Appeal’s Office and substantial arrears were awarded.  CLM recently represented a client who was appealing a refusal of Carer’s Allowance (CA) in respect of her son who was diagnosed with learning difficulties and behavioural  issues. The Appellant’s entitlement to Carer’s Allowance was terminated by the Department of Social Protection on the ground that her son no longer required full time care and attention in line with the legislative provisions. The provisions set out that:

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