Your patient with Parkinson's: Providing evidence to benefits assessors

This resource is a useful guide if you are asked to provide evidence to support a patient's benefits claim.

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A supporting statement from a health or social care professional who knows a person with Parkinson's can be the vital difference between someone receiving help or having their benefits taken away.

This resource gives pointers on providing supporting evidence. There is also an example of a supporting statement that helped a person with Parkinson's secure the benefits they were eligible for.

Download the Providing evidence to benefits assessors resource (PDF, 176KB)