personal capability assessment

  • Substantial risk' and incapacity / limited capability for work

    Issue 211 (August 2009)
    article

    A recent court decision has resolved conflicting case law on the interpretation of the 'substantial risk' rule, which applies to the assessments for incapacity for work (the personal capability assessment) and limited capability for work (the work capability assessment). Simon Osborne explains.

  • Mentally ill or mentally well?

    Issue 195 (December 2006)
    article

    Judith Hodson, of Rochdale Council Advice Service, provides a summary of social security commissioners' decisions regarding mental health and incapacity.