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CLM publishes new Casebase report on Carer's Allowance

By richellaoregan Wednesday, 13th December 2017 | 0 comments
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CLM has today published a report concerning a mother's entitlement to Carer's Allowance in respect of her teenage son. 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 new Casebase report on a decision to retrospectively charge the claimant for an overpayment of the One Parent Family Payment

By janeosullivan Tuesday, 5th December 2017 | 0 comments
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CLM publishes new Casebase report on a decision to retrospectively charge the claimant for an overpayment of the One Parent Family Payment   Title of Payment: One Parent Family Payment Keywords: One Parent Family Payment-Overpayment- Debt owed to the Department of Social Protection - Retrospective assessment – Appeal – Intreo Centre This case relates to a review of a decision made in 2004 to retrospectively charge the claimant for an overpayment of the One Parent Family Payment (OPFP), and the decision eleven years later to commence recovery of that overpayment by way of involuntary deductions from her Jobseekers Benefit claim. In October 2015 the claimant sought the assistance of Kerry MABS (MABS). In accordance with the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act, 2014, MABS wrote to the Department of Social Protection (the Department) on her behalf, requesting all records relating to the decision that had the effect of raising the debt. 

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.

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