Personal Independence Payment (PIP) is a new benefit, replacing Disability Living Allowance (DLA) for eligible working age people nationally from June 2013. We undertook research into each stage of the PIP claiming process for the Department for Work and Pensions, including requests for reconsideration and the special processes for people with terminal health conditions.
25 Jul 2014
24 Jul 2014
23 Jul 2014
Despite long-standing concerns about historic abuse in children's homes and about the implications of allegations for foster carers and their families, very little is known about the extent of these allegations.
16 Jul 2014
15 Jul 2014
|Professor Caroline Glendinning receiving her award from|
acting Social Policy Association President Professor
Adrian Sinfield from the University of Edinburgh
She was honoured for her contribution to social policy research and the sustained impact her work has had on the Government, local authorities and the public.
11 Jul 2014
26 Jun 2014
Taking on and taking over care and support arrangements: the experiences of physically disabled young adults, the families and social care practitioners
Presentation by Jenni Brooks and Wendy Mitchell at Social Policy Confronting Change: Resistance, Resilience and Radicalism, Social Policy Association Annual Conference, University of Sheffield, 14-16 July 2014.