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  1. Bathing

    If you feel that you may need additional equipment to help your child enjoy bathing or maybe you need help just to get them into the bath or shower you should speak to your child’s occupational therapist (OT). If there isn’t an occupational therapist working…
  2. Bedroom Tax

    From April 2013 a rule on the number of bedrooms you are allowed was introduced to housing benefit and universal credit for working age people renting from a local authority, a registered housing association or other registered social landlord. Currently it is down to individual…
  3. Before and After School Clubs (Out of School)

    In Hampshire there is a range of Ofsted registered or approved group settings and individuals (childminders) providing before and after school care. Out of school clubs:• provide safe and stimulating play opportunities for school age children at times when schools are not open• can operate before school…
  4. Benefits Cap

    You’re not affected by the benefit cap if anyone in your household qualifies for Working Tax Credit or gets any of the following benefits: Disability Living Allowance, Personal Independence Payment, Employment and Support Allowance (if they are in the Support Group) and others not directly…
  5. Benefits post 16

      Disability Living Allowance (DLA) Due to changes in the benefit system once your child reaches 16 they may not be able to renew their claim for DLA.  Instead they will need to claim the new benefit Personal Independence Payment (PIP). The government has produced a…
  6. Bereavement and young people

    Losing someone important to you is one of the hardest things to experience in life. If you're young, bereavement can be even more difficult. But support and advice are available to help you get through it. Your teenage years can be a lot of fun,…
  7. Bus Pass

    Concessionary bus travel is available to people with disabilities over the age of 5. You can also apply for a companion pass if unable to travel alone. The pass entitles you to free all day travel on journeys that start in Hampshire (excluding Southampton and…
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