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Long Term Incapacity allowance guidelines (FOI)

Long Term Incapacity allowance guidelines (FOI)

Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by Government of Jersey and published on 01 November 2019.
Prepared internally, no external costs.


Please provide the Long-Term Incapacity Allowance (LTIA) Determining Officer's guideline currently in use.


Some of the information requested is available in a previous Freedom of Information (FOI) response relating to Doctors guidance for LTIA assessments. This FOI response is available at the following link:

Long term Incapacity Allowance guidance notes (FOI)

In addition to the previous FOI response please find below 12 further attachments covering the Determining Officer guidelines.

General principles

LTIA Alcohol Dependency Flowchart

LTIA Back Examination Report

LTIA Depression Assessment Report

LTIA Incapacity Pension Medical Report

Meaning of 'loss of faculty', disablement and incapacity

Meaning of permanent and permanently incapable of work

Percentage loss of physical or mental faculty

Period of assessment

Pre-existing or congenital conditions

Role of the medical board doctor vs clinician

Scheduled and non scheduled conditions assessments

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