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Pip review

peachypie
peachypie Community member Posts: 33 Listener
Hi sorry to bother people but I have my review form to fill in I also have my pip award as I never recieved it I'm a little worried my award was on planning and following a journey they scored me 10 but it says I cannot undertake any journey which I never said this at my assessment I said I struggle with going out I have to have my mum with me all the time and I  hated public transport it stresses me out and make me feel scared and ill when the bus is full I don't plan any journeys or follow routes I go everywhere with my mum I remember she asked me if I had a dog and if iwent for walks which I answered yes bit not often I can remember what I said and she asked about going out which I said I struggled with people don't like crowds this is so confusing does it all come under the same thing but I can go out bit only with my mum I'm not sure how to fill this form in now I'm stressed cos I'm sure they will say im better now cos I go to appointments and get taxis still with my mum all the time what do I do please 

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  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 52,228 Disability Gamechanger
    edited December 2023
    It will depend on how often you're able to go out. If the majority of the days you can't go out, even with another person then that descriptor you scored points for is correct, even if you can go out "sometimes" with another person.
    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.
  • peachypie
    peachypie Community member Posts: 33 Listener
    edited December 2023
    I don't go out to be honest if I have to it's with my mum to doctors or hospital which I hate doing I've not been out for a  week now I've got a doctors appointment 2moro it's only a 10 min walk so not too far but i will only go with my mum I go for walks like once a week if I feel up to it  but hate shopping it's too stressful dont do crowded places it's just the way they've put it like I never leave the house I do  it's on planning and following a journey is there different parts to it ,it's very strange do they actually listen to you my award ends in July too just don't know what to put in form now 
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 52,228 Disability Gamechanger
    edited December 2023
    PIP is about how you're affected the "majority" of the days, so at least 50% of the time over a 12 month period. It does sound like activity 1E is the correct one here because the majority of the time you're unable to undertake any journey.
    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.
  • peachypie
    peachypie Community member Posts: 33 Listener
    So I just need to put that I  still struggle with planning journeys  and following routes as i dont go anywhere on my own ive been in my friends car but only cos i trust her and I've cancelled loads of appointments due to not wanting  to leave the house cos I'm ill or I've no  motivation so even though they put that u cannot undertake any journey will this have any impact on my review form as I can undertake a journey but only with my mum it's too much I'm so worried now its actually making me ill my award runs out in July too 
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 52,228 Disability Gamechanger
    edited December 2023
    Yes, that's what you need to put but include a couple of real world examples of exactly what happened the last time you attempted that activity.

    As i advised, being able to go out "sometimes" with your mum, isn't the majority of the days. As you're unable to go out the majority of the time then 1E is correct. It doesn't mean you have to stay in all the time.
    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.
  • peachypie
    peachypie Community member Posts: 33 Listener
    So if I go out of the house for a walk with my mum  I'm not going to get in trouble with them as I might only do this twice in a week or go to the shop , I  need to get out due to my depression or I would go insane I just don't go out socialising and don't like crowded places , I only have a few friends and haven't seen them for months whixh is upsetting it's horrible having mental health so even though they said this in my award I cannot undertake any journey because it wiuld cause me overwhelming physiological distress I won't get in trouble If I go out once a week for a walk with my mum I do have to go to appointments but we get taxis or walk 
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 52,228 Disability Gamechanger
    peachypie said:
    So if I go out of the house for a walk with my mum  I'm not going to get in trouble with them

    No, that's not what i advised you at all. What i said was this..
    If the majority of the days you can't go out, even with another person then that descriptor you scored points for is correct, even if you can go out "sometimes" with another person.

    peachypie said:
    I might only do this twice in a week or go to the shop ,
    In a previous comment in this thread you also said this..
    peachypie said:
    I don't go out to be honest if I have to it's with my mum to doctors or hospital which I hate doing I've not been out for a  week now
    Twice a week is not the majority of the days. Majority of the days is more than 50% of the days, so at least 4 days/week.

    It doesn't mean you can't go out at all.



    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.
  • peachypie
    peachypie Community member Posts: 33 Listener
    I'm  so sorry poppy I'm just so confused  last week I had an appointment to see a neurologist about my eye I  had no choice  but to go as ive been having pain we had to get a bus there but my mum planned the route it was difficult for me  but when I got there and they diagnosed me with Holmes adies pupil I was scared and they want me to go for mri brain scan now I ve been so scared since I've not slept properly for days i havent been out of the house since then but I've got doctors 2moro for other tests I'm sorry it just scary I confuse myself at times just the way they wrote it there's another one that says the same thing I don't know if they made a mistake it's gives the same points bit different 
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 52,228 Disability Gamechanger
    Going out once or twice a week or once or twice every now and again is not the majority of the days. This means because the majority of the days you're unable to undertake any journey then mobility 1E is correct.

    1F can't apply because 1E applies.
    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.
  • peachypie
    peachypie Community member Posts: 33 Listener
    I think I understand now like last week i went to neurologist and haven't been out since then  and I've got a doctors appointment 2moro but this is only a 10 min walk then I will be straight back home i think my mum wants to take dog out later so I will see how I feel if I want to go with her so as long as its not consistent like every day I still meet them descriptors 

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