Incapacity for work on mental health grounds:

Guide to the Personal Capability Assessment and mental health

The personal capability assessment, formerly known as the all work test, is the points system used to decide whether you are capable of work.

Find out how the personal capability assessment works in our 60 page guide and take a look at the Incapacity Benefit Handbook for Medical Services doctors and the decision maker's guide to incapacity benefit.

This guide is about the Personal Capability Assessment (PCA) for people experiencing mental health problems.  Whatever stage of the claims process you are at, whether:

The guide is intended to guide you step-by-step through the process and help you to get the best possible outcome.

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