Information for those diagnosed with an asbestos-related disease

If you have recently been diagnosed with an asbestos related illness you will no doubt have many questions and concerns. You may be worried about the condition you are suffering from and what implications this may have. We are here to help.

Asbestos Related Conditions

Explanation by Dr Hans Hartung

Our welfare rights officers are here to help you with information about your condition and advice on financial help you may be entitled to. We provide advice on financial help – benefits and compensation you are able to claim (whether you are currently in employment or not you are still entitled to certain benefits).  If you are currently in employment, you will want to know what your rights at work are and you will also want to how to best to manage the symptoms of your condition.  CAA exist to campaign for, and provide support to, you and your family.

For more information on the different asbestos  conditions please visit our section on Asbestos Related Disease.

 

CAA are often contacted by medical professionals involved in the care of a patient with an asbestos related illness. Our advice, publications, resources, and services can help you to support your patients and their families. Read more……..

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