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PIP application refused
I current receive DLA at the lower rate which was awarded for life. I know this will change soon but I am not concerned about this at the moment. My real concern right now is my daughter who has just had her PIP application refused. Bit of a long story but basically she had an open compound fracture to her right ankle on 3rd October 2016. Two operations within the week. Home on crutches non weight bearing for six weeks then in a boot. Her pain levels worsened and she has just had a third operation to remove pins and plates. They have now put more screws in and she is in a cast again, non weight bearing again for eight weeks. One of the reasons for refusal is "You said you have difficulty moving around, I decided you can stand and then move more than 50 metres but no more than 200 metres". This based on face to face assessment where she moved on crutches to front door to let her in 5 metres. Straight back to couch where she stayed all the time assessment took.place. Another 5 metres to door to let assessor out. The rest is in similar vein. What constitutes legal definition of (Registered) Disabled?