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bi786
bi786 Community member Posts: 76 Connected
Hello

hope your all well

can I ask question see someone can help

whats difference between pip change of circumstances an pip review 

I do have health change 

as my last review my award was taken away an given back after mr 

also may I ask 20-50 metres that they award how long is that walk or steps 
an When they say that do they mean on majority of days you can’t walk more then 50 meters 


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  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 52,180 Disability Gamechanger
    A review is when DWP contact you and send you a form to fill in. 

    A change of circumstances is when you ring them to report changes.

    All of the PIP descriptors include the majority of the days. 
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  • bi786
    bi786 Community member Posts: 76 Connected
    I spoke to benefit welfare they stated I only have 12 months to my award I should recieve a review form fill my in my changes then 

    as I was originally awarded lower rate mobility 20-50 metres unaided 8 points an standard care  daily living 8 points

    when my first review happened they took standard daily living away 
    gave me 8 points mobility 20-50 metres walks aided 

    I had to do mr at that time I was on aids when decision maker called asked questions
    mr changed got 9 daily points 
    10 mobility walks 20/50 metres aided 

    know that I don’t use aid I’ve asked benefit welfare the reply I  got is 

    (The mobility activity looks at your ability to walk "most of the time".  This means more than 6 months in a 12 month period (6  months and 1 day).  So if you have more difficult days than not, then you will be entitled to the standard rate of mobility.  It does not necessarily have to be 4 days in a week but can be more one week and less the next.  

    As you have 12 months left on the award, you will be sent a review application form soon anyway.  When you receive that you should put down your walking ability as it is at that time.)

    any help plz or advise 

  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 52,180 Disability Gamechanger
    Based on my own current review they contact me about 8 months before my award was due to end. 

    Whether you’re entitled to more points for a higher award will depend on how your conditions affect you. If you report changes you will be sent another form to fill in and return. Whether you do this or wait for your review is entirely your decision. 
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  • bi786
    bi786 Community member Posts: 76 Connected
    But can it cause a  issue if I wait till my review 

    as I’ve cancelled change of circumstance already as I was waiting for benefit welfare advice

    an I spoke To Dwp yesterday said they can leave a note or I can do change if circumstance it’s up to me. If I want to talk to another benefit  welfare for advise.
    i believe 
    i will be awarded lower rate cause i believe im entitled to  20-50 unaided
    2-3 days I can walk few more metres but wont be able to repeatedly an safely do 20-50 metres 


    Original review points are from 20-50 metres aided  

    also my mental natl helath detoriated doing counselling 
    Dwp said if it’s been 3 months an will last up
    to 9 months does not matter that was confusing 

  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 52,180 Disability Gamechanger
    20 - 50 meters unaided is 8 points and aided is 10 points. Both would only be standard mobility so if you have standard mobility now then the extra 2 points will not increase your award.

    Unless you can score points for following and planning a journey but this applies to mental health, cognitive and sensory impairments. It doesn’t apply to physical conditions. 
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  • bi786
    bi786 Community member Posts: 76 Connected
    edited December 2023
    Sorry I meant originally was awarded 8 points 4 years ago after a  review I still got 8 points mobility  but when I asked for mr cause my daily living standard rate was taken away after review

    After mr I got e standard daily care bck an
    dm had called asked few question at that time I was using clutches due to health detoriation after fall so after mr they awarded me 10 points

    im thinking is it worth going through the hassle an reporting change of circumstances to tell them I don’t use aids anymore most days walk 20-50 metres unaided 

    that’s why I’m asking is it worth changing report as I’m entitled to standard care 8 points from 10 points as no longer use aids 
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 52,180 Disability Gamechanger
    Based on the information you gave there would be no point in reporting changes because the points will not change the award. 

    You need between 8 and 11 points for standard or at least 12 for Enhanced. Going from 10 to 8 will not change your award. 
    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.
  • bi786
    bi786 Community member Posts: 76 Connected
    Thank you just got worried as friend said your not using aids an u can get fined for not reporting  thanks poppy 
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 52,180 Disability Gamechanger
    You’re welcome. Well in your case your friend isn’t correct because it won’t change your award anyway. 
    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.
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