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Pip refused after renewal

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cpt_craigen
cpt_craigen Community member Posts: 2 Listener
edited May 2023 in PIP, DLA, and AA
i am confused with how they are still allowed to hire people who don't know how to read. in the renewal response it says your conditions that got you points have stayed the same and have not got any better so you no longer needs pips( my meds have been increased among other things new diagnosis etc but that doesn't matter i guess) They have the wet room plans from a neuro and a ot. So i don't know how i don't need bath aids, guess i don't even have a bathroom according to them  as it's a full wet room,  with grab rails, a shower seat and other aids i use to shower. cooking food is the same i have letters and explained the nuero told me only to use the microwave as my meds make my hands shake+ other disabilities and i have burnt my hands meany a time and have left the oven on before in the past. why even bother wasting nhs time if they aren't going to read anything from real people with real medical knowledge in the fields that are being asked about. Just a rant as them 2 parts have major proof and make no sense to how they can justify a score off 0    
regards craig

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  • nasturtium
    nasturtium Community member Posts: 376 Pioneering
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    Hello Craig
    You condition does not need to be worse to keep your award. The only time your award is reduce is if there has been an improvement of your condition and your ability to complete the daily living and mobility activities have improved also meaning you can complete them Reliably (safely, repeatedly. in a timely manor and to an acceptable standard)
    in the renewal response it says your conditions that got you points have stayed the same and have not got any better so you no longer needs pip
    That says that you should NOT have lost your award because your condition has not improved and it has stayed the same. The Descision maker must give a detailed and clear explanation of how your condition has improved warranting a reduction or termination of your award.
    I wrote a reply explaining this and links to case law that you can include in a detailed Mandatory Reconsideration letter explaining why you cannot do the PIP Activities Reliably (safely, repeatedly. in a timely manor and to an acceptable standard) and the descriptors for those activities that apply to you. Here is the link to the advice I gave about challenging a reduction or removal of award at review. Please read the information and the links I have included on that reply. https://forum.scope.org.uk/discussion/comment/696285#Comment_696285
    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
  • cpt_craigen
    cpt_craigen Community member Posts: 2 Listener
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    Hello Craig
    You condition does not need to be worse to keep your award. The only time your award is reduce is if there has been an improvement of your condition and your ability to complete the daily living and mobility activities have improved also meaning you can complete them Reliably (safely, repeatedly. in a timely manor and to an acceptable standard)
    in the renewal response it says your conditions that got you points have stayed the same and have not got any better so you no longer needs pip
    That says that you should NOT have lost your award because your condition has not improved and it has stayed the same. The Descision maker must give a detailed and clear explanation of how your condition has improved warranting a reduction or termination of your award.
    I wrote a reply explaining this and links to case law that you can include in a detailed Mandatory Reconsideration letter explaining why you cannot do the PIP Activities Reliably (safely, repeatedly. in a timely manor and to an acceptable standard) and the descriptors for those activities that apply to you. Here is the link to the advice I gave about challenging a reduction or removal of award at review. Please read the information and the links I have included on that reply. https://forum.scope.org.uk/discussion/comment/696285#Comment_696285
    Hope that helps
    Nasturtium



    thank you very much for your help 
    Craig
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