Skin disorders such as eczema or psoriasis are often long-term (chronic) conditions that cause the skin to become itchy, red, dry and cracked. The severity of the condition can vary and may be subject to flare-ups resulting in a need for assistance with regular treatment and/or an inability to carry out activities reliably.
Note: Although disablement must be caused by a physical or mental health condition, it is the needs and difficulties that result which will determine entitlement rather than the condition itself. As a result, whilst the case law below may be of assistance, it will be important to also look at the case law relating to the activities and issues that affect you too.
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