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Access to Work (National)

An Access to Work grant can pay for practical support if you have a disability, health or mental health condition to help you:

 

Start working

Stay in work

Move into self-employment or start a business

 

Telephone:
0345 268 8489
Sector:
Public

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Subject Definitions

If there is a problem with either a persons physical or mental health this can affect their day to day lives and may mean that they are entitled to benefits as a result and further medical support.
Disability, according to the World Health Organization, is "...an umbrella term, covering impairments, activity limitations, and participation restrictions. An impairment is a problem in body function or structure; an activity limitation is a difficulty encountered by an individual in executing a task or action; while a participation restriction is a problem experienced by an individual in involvement in life situations.