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Universal Credit if you have a disability or health condition: quick guide

From:Department for Work and PensionsFirst published:28 March 2013Last updated:11 April 2016, see all updatesPart of:Welfare reform

The support that is available for Universal Credit claimants who have a disability or health condition.

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Universal Credit if you have a disability or health condition

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Welsh: Credyd Cynhwysol os oes gennych anabledd neu gyflwr iechyd

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Detail

This guide provides information on the support and financial help that is available for Universal Credit claimants who have a disability or health condition.

It explains how Universal Credit simplifies the claim process and gives an overview of the changes that Universal Credit brings.

It also covers Work Capability Assessments and how these relate to the Universal Credit Claimant Commitment, as well as how what is expected of a claimant will depend on their personal situation.

There's also information on how Universal Credit supports claimants who are able to work or prepare for work, or may be able to in the future.

Part of the Universal Credit toolkit for partner organisations.