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£1.6 million in benefits for Wellbeing Service customers

19th September 2016 - 0 Comments

attendanceOver the past 12 months, the Wellbeing Service has helped customers to access a total of over £1.6 million in annualised benefits, with an additional £174,000 in back payments.

Our caseworkers may be called upon to perform benefits checks, help customers to complete application forms and/or accompany them to interviews.  In helping customers access the benefits to which they are entitled, this sort of casework also enhances emotional and physical wellbeing, empowering people to take control of their own lives and maintain independence.   It also provides a boost to the local economy: £1.6 million in extra income results in approximately £2.03 million circulating locally.

Now in receipt of Attendance Allowance, a Wellbeing Service customer comments that her caseworker helped her with benefits she didn’t even know existed.  ‘All the benefits that I’m due I’ve now got which makes life very much easier.’

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There are 73,000 people in Lincolnshire who suffer from a long-term, limiting illness or disability.

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2017 - We won the Collaboration Award and were Highly Commended for HIA Service of the Year by Foundations, the national body for home improvement agency and handyperson services.

2016 - LILP won the Health, Housing & Care – Innovative Partnerships Award at the CIH Midlands Awards.

2015 - We were presented with the ‘Better Together’ award for integrated service delivery by Foundations, the national body for home improvement agency and handyperson services.

LILP was a finalist for the Collaboration (Integration) Award in the 3rd Sector Care Awards.

2014 - We were commended as ‘Home Improvement Agency (HIA) Service of the Year’ by Foundations. We were appointed Lead Member for LILP when it was awarded the contract for the new Lincolnshire Wellbeing Service, which commenced on 1st April.

2013 - We became a founding member of Lincs Independent Living Partnership (LILP), now attracting national acclaim. We received straight passes in all eight of our new national Quality Mark Validated Assessment ratings, and four A and one B ratings in the new, advanced Approved HIA Assessment, becoming the country’s first ‘Approved’ HIA. We were also commended for ‘Excellence in Providing Adaptations’ by Foundations.

2012 - We were delighted when The Rt Rev Christopher Lowson, Lord Bishop of Lincoln, agreed to be our President, in recognition of the essential support we give to vulnerable people in Lincolnshire.

2009 - We were honoured to gain two Foundations’ awards for ‘Excellence in Providing Support & Advice’ and ‘Joint Agency of the Year’.