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Is anyone on high rate Pip for cptsd?

vicdon
vicdon Community member Posts: 13 Listener
edited November 2023 in PIP, DLA, and AA
Anyone out there get high rate for cptsd

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  • Rosie_Scope
    Rosie_Scope Posts: 1,680 Scope online community team
    Hello @vicdon. Hope you're doing well today. I've moved your post over to our PIP section where more members with similar experiences can find it and share their stories. Hopefully they'll be along soon, I just wanted to pop in to let you know :) 

    Are you already on PIP or are you making a new claim for your CPTSD?
    Rosie (she/her)

    Online Community Coordinator @ Scope

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  • vicdon
    vicdon Community member Posts: 13 Listener
     :) thanks 😊
  • chiarieds
    chiarieds Community member Posts: 15,894 Disability Gamechanger
    As I think you may already know, PIP isn't based on any diagnoses. This because you could have several people, say all with COPD, & they'll all likely be affected differently. PIP is rather about how such disabilities affect your ability to 'reliably' attempt/do certain activities of daily living, & if these affect your mobility too. So if something takes a person longer, or they become breathless as a consequence of attempting an activity, then these are the sort of things which may be considered.
    Some may not be awarded, some may get the standard rate, & still others might get the enhanced rate. They could all be awarded for different lengths of time too, so it would be difficult for people to compare themselves to others I'm afraid for this, or any other health condition.

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