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CILNI provides a range of services to disabled people, including older people, people with learning disability and mental health service users.

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Coronavirus Information Hub

Information for service users concerned about coronavirus (COVID-19)

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Submit Payroll Hours

Submit your employee payroll hours online here.

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Video and Podcasts

Visit our video page for a range of informative and useful guidance videos on a variety of topics, including Direct Payments and User Stories.

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Direct payments and Self Directed Support

Information on all aspects of independent living and Direct Payments.

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Centre for Independent Living NI
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  • PHA – Most recent advice to help stop the spread of Coronavirus – Updated 9/7/2020

    COVID-19 (coronavirus) If you have symptoms you can get tested for COVID-19 Click on the like below to read up on the most recent advice to help stop the spread of Coronavirus Information for the public Understanding Covid-19: Viewpoints Testing and tracing for Covid-19 Guidance for HSC staff, healthcare workers and care providers Guidance for

    9th July 2020
  • Working in Domiciliary Care – Providing Information on the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) – Updated 22/6/2020

    A resource for those working in domiciliary care providing information on the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) – Click the link below:

    22nd June 2020
  • Michael Holden: All Lives Matter

    We on these islands have become used to the terminology of institutional racism and more recently this has developed into new terminology of systemic racism. In recent days this has been supported by mass protests in support of those who suffer at the hands of this identified discrimination. I would like to highlight that we

    17th June 2020
  • Could COVID-19 increase employment opportunities for disabled people?

    Working from the spare room has become the “new office” for a lot of us in recent weeks. While this clearly has its downsides, it could really benefit those who find it difficult to travel outside the home or those who need the flexibility to handle frequent breaks from work, for example for medical appointments.

    11th June 2020

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