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PIP for someone with many health conditions making life a struggle

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erm Community member Posts: 65 Courageous
Son has many conditions which have made life unbearable, Gout arthritis stiff painful joints muscles back shoulder & leg pain, psoriasis, irritable bowel syndrome, painful lump on stomach wall headaches fatigue depression, breathing issues, and dyslexic all affecting his life! is he likely to get PIP? He has a blue badge! and struggles to do most things!

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  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 56,951 Disability Gamechanger
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    PIP isn't awarded based on any diagnosis so it's impossible to tell you whether he can score enough of points needed for an award. This is because no one here knows anything about how his health conditions affect him.
    A blue badge doesn't automatically entitle anyone to PIP. What they look at it how your conditions affect you against the 12 PIP activities and whether you can do them regularly and reliably.
    I would appreciate it if members wouldn't tag me please. I have all notifcations turned off and wouldn't want a member thinking i'm being rude by not replying.
    If i see a question that i know the answer to i will try my best to help.
  • woodbine
    woodbine Community member Posts: 12,088 Disability Gamechanger
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    PIP is all about your care and/or mobility issues and not the illnesses you have, is always worth doing some in-depth online research or having a chat with CAB or welfare rights.

    2024 Election won

  • nasturtium
    nasturtium Community member Posts: 376 Pioneering
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    Hello Erm
    I have posted some advice about PIP on this forum post here that you might find of some use. I will link you to my forum post instead of writting the post out again. https://forum.scope.org.uk/discussion/comment/680205/#Comment_680205
    Hope that helps.
    Nasturtium
    How to challenge a PIP award that has been reduced at Review https://forum.scope.org.uk/discussion/comment/696285#Comment_696285
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