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Actvity 2: Transferring from one seated position to another

Activity 2 is defined in regulations as - 

Transferring from one seated position to another.

Activity 2 assesses the ability to transfer independently from one seated position to another.


Descriptor

The descriptor relating to Activity 2 is -

Cannot move between one seated position and another seated position located next to one another without receiving physical assistance from another person.

Sources:

  • Schedule 3 to the Employment and Support Allowance Regulations 2008 (SI.No.794/2008) (applies to income-related and contributory ESA in a universal credit live service area).
  • Schedule 3 to the Employment and Support Allowance Regulations 2013 (SI.No.379/2013) (applies to contributory ESA in a universal credit full service area).
  • Schedule 7 to the Universal Credit Regulations 2013 (SI.No.376/2013) (applies to universal credit).

See also section 2.3.1.2 of the DWP’s Work Capability Assessment handbook: for healthcare professionals.


Case law

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