Scottish Public Services Ombudsman

Scottish Welfare Fund Independent Review

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Subject Datesort descending Outcome
Medical exclusion Mr C had applied for a Community Care Grant to pay for the installation for a level access shower… October 2016 Not upheld
Exceptional pressure qualifying criterion Mr C had applied for a Community Care Grant for a fridge… January 2017 Not upheld
Exceptional pressure qualifying criterion Ms C applied to the council for a community care grant for a number of household goods after securing a tenancy… January 2017 Upheld
Exceptional pressure qualifying criterion Ms C applied for a community care grant for a number of baby items… January 2017 Upheld
Change of circumstances within 28 days Mr C had applied for a Crisis Grant for living expenses as his first Universal Credit (UC) payment was not due to be paid for approximately six weeks… January 2017 Not upheld
Exceptional pressure qualifying criterion Mr C applied to the council for a community care grant for a number of household items… January 2017 Not upheld
Low income Mr C made an application for a community care grant for a number of household items… February 2017 Not upheld
Exceptional pressure qualifying criterion Miss C applied for a community care grant for a washing machine and vacuum cleaner… February 2017 Not upheld
Exceptional pressure qualifying criterion Mr C applied to the Council for a Community Care Grant for household items as he had been offered a tenancy of his own following a period of homelessness… February 2017 Upheld
Exceptional pressure qualifying criterion Miss C applied to the council for a community care grant for a number of items for her new home… March 2017 Not upheld

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