Wales Council of the Blind

Access to Work - people with sight loss cannot wait any longer for action

Author: RNIB

Publisher: RNIB


Description: A report calling on DWP to: Provide adequate resources to ATW so that support is put in place within four weeks of any application and claims are promptly processed; remove the need for an ATW renewal process for customers when their support needs are not changing; automatically extend ATW packages until renewals can be processed so individuals can retain support; provide automatic software upgrades to software previously approved as part of an ATW grant; provide a ‘cost of living’ update for the value of ATW grant payments; fast track applicants who know what support they need.

Date: 2023

Welsh: No

Type: Report