You should now know more about what the work capability assessment is and if you have to have one
Some useful tools
Universal Credit Helpline
Universal Credit is a payment to help with your living costs. It’s paid monthly - or twice a month for some people in Scotland. You may be able to get it if you’re on a low income or out of work. Whether you can claim Universal Credit depends on where you live and your circumstances.
Telephone - 0800 328 9344 Textphone: 0800 328 1344(Monday – Friday 8am – 6pm)
Health Assessment Advisory Service
The health assessment advisory service arranges and carries out assessment for DWP.
Address - Customer Relations Team Health Assessment Advisory Service Room 4E04, Quarry House, Quarry Hill, Leeds LS2 7UA
Telephone - 0800 288 8777(Mon – Fri 8am-8pm; Sat – 9am-5pm )
Citizens Advice is a network of 316 independent charities throughout the United Kingdom that give free, confidential information and advice to assist people with money, legal, consumer and other problems. Web chat available on website.
Telephone - 03444 111 444Same as costs calling 01 or 02 for landline
- What is the Work Capability Assessment?
- The health questionnaire
- Medical assessment
- What happens next?
- What is the support group or the limited capability for work-related activity element?
- The work-related activity group (WRAG)
- Health questionnaire descriptors
- Assessment for limited capability for work-related activity
- Sample letter
- Next steps