For Families and Carers : Incapacity Benefit

Incapacity Benefit used to be the benefit you claimed if you were sick or disabled and unable to work.  It has now been replaced by Employment and Support Allowance (ESA).  Most people on Incapacity Benefit have now been transferred to ESA.

What's New

  • New Research Study: Older Carers

    On Wednesday 20 November, Julian Hallett, DSA Services Development Manager, was delighted to be involved in an event launching the findings of an important research study which looked at the expe…

  • New documentary about school, inclusion and education

    Ian Davies is a filmmaker and he is also father to Finn, Amber and Olivia. Amber and Olivia are 10-year-old twins, and Amber has Down’s syndrome. Ian has spent the last four years documentin…

  • Sara Pickard at the Women of the Year Awards

    What a day DSA member and campaigner, Sara Pickard, had at the ‘Women of the Year Lunch and Awards’ in London! <span style="color: #0…