PIP Awareness for people with Hearing Loss

Hearing Link

Hearing Link

This is a free event
PIP Information session for people with Hearing Loss
Find out more about PIP reform Hearing Link has teamed up with Advice NI to offer a training session on the forthcoming Personal Independence Payment (PIP) benefits reform, that is accessible and relevant to people with hearing loss. Join us for the event this month which will begin with a networking lunch prior to the session to find out more about the types of support and services offered by Hearing Link across Northern Ireland for people with hearing loss and their families.

About our session
The event will start with a networking lunch at 1pm.
Hearing Link staff and volunteers will be on hand to answer any questions you might have related to hearing loss, or can give more information about the support
Hearing Link offers across Northern Ireland. There will also be a chance for participants to test different types assistive listening equipment that supports hearing loss.
The training session will begin at 2pm, delivered by a tutor from Advice NI.

It will provide participants with an overview of both parts of PIP, how the benefit is claimed and assessed, how to best prepare to complete an application and how to support someone through the process. There will also be crucial information on the reform to non-means tested benefits in a generation. The information will be presented in a clear, concise manner, with great supporting material.

A hearing loop will be available and communication support in the form of a Speech-to Text-Reporter is provided for the whole session.

The session will be held at the Girdwood Community Hub, 10 Girdwood Avenue, Belfast, Antrim BT14 6EG.
Ample parking is available on site.

Who Should Attend
The course is aimed at advisers and others working with groups and/or individuals who are likely to be impacted by PIP changes. This particular session is for people with hearing loss who need advice on PIP. If you are not affected by hearing loss, please contact Advice NI for details of their next general information session.

How to book your place
To register your place at this session, please email [email protected] or tel/SMS: 07534

  • Advice services
  • Disability
  • PIP
  • advice
  • deaf
  • hard of hearing
  • hearing loss
  • hearing aids

Date and Time

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Girdwood Community Hub
BT14 6EG
United Kingdom

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Contact Details

Nuala Muldoon


More Information

You do not have to attend the networking lunch, you can just come along at 2pm to receive information on PIP if you prefer. The session usually lasts 2 hours but we have allowed 3 hours just in case we need extra time. Full communication support will be provided.

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