Information about Illness Benefit, a payment made to people under 66 who are unable to work because of illness.
Invalidity Pension is a social insurance payment that may be paid to people in Ireland who are incapable of work and getting Illness Benefit for at least twelve months immediately before the date of their claim.
A weekly payment to people that have an injury, illness or disability which is expected to last more than a year. Find out how to qualify and rates of payment.
The Blind Pension is a means tested payment paid to blind and visually impaired people normally living in Ireland. Find out more about this social welfare payment and how to apply.
Treatment Benefit Scheme
The Treatment Benefit Scheme is a scheme run by the Department of Social Protection that provides dental, optical and aural services to people with the required number of PRSI contributions.
Occupational Injuries Benefit Scheme - Introduction
The Occupational Injuries Benefit scheme provides a range of benefits for people injured or incapacitated by an accident at work or while travelling directly to or from work.
Injury Benefit is a weekly payment made to employees in Ireland who are unfit for work as a result of an accident at work or because they have contracted a disease due to the type of work they do. Find out more.
Disablement benefit may be payable to you if as a result of an accident at work in Ireland or a prescribed disease contracted at work, you suffer a loss of physical or mental faculty.
Medical Care Scheme
If you are an insured employee in Ireland and are injured at work or contract a prescribed occupational disease you may be entitled to a refund of medical costs.
Disability payments and work
You may be able to work and either keep all or some of your disability payment. Find out how rehabilitative work can affect your disability payment and any secondary benefits you are getting.
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Domiciliary Care Allowance
A Domiciliary Care Allowance is a monthly payment made to the carer of a child with a severe disability who lives at home. Find out more.
Partial Capacity Benefit
Partial Capacity Benefit is a scheme to support people on Illness Benefit or Invalidity Pension who want to return to work.
If you have a question relating to this topic you can contact the Citizens Information Phone Service on 0761 07 4000 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 8pm) or you can visit your local Citizens Information Centre.