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Turned down for PIP - have osteoarthritis

wombatwombat Member Posts: 3 Listener
edited December 2017 in PIP, DLA and AA

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  • wombatwombat Member Posts: 3 Listener
    I have osteoarithritis in most of my body inc feet knee's hips hands lower back it can be painful most the time but dwp won't even support me even with pip
  • CockneyRebelCockneyRebel Member Posts: 5,257 Disability Gamechanger
    Hello wombat and welcome

    How can we help you ?

    Have you applied for PIP and been turned down ?

    Please tell us a little more and we will do what we can to assisit

    CR
    Be all you can be, make  every day count. Namaste
  • wombatwombat Member Posts: 3 Listener
    hi there yes i was turned down for pip as i can still walk but not without pain  i only got awarded a couple of things and that was nothing for mobility just more to hands
    i now been told i have arithitis in my feet and more than possibly hands as well .

    but walking can be painful now more than it was on constant pain killers  etc and have overactive bladder  an mild depression                                             
  • CockneyRebelCockneyRebel Member Posts: 5,257 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi

    When did you receive your decision letter ?
    You have 1 month from the date of the letter to request a MR

    It is important to understand the points system,descriptors and the criteria for an award. A good place to start is the self test on the B&W site

    http://www.mybenefitsandwork.co.uk/pip/indexxx.php

    Please have a look around and come back with any questions

    CR
    Be all you can be, make  every day count. Namaste
  • Sam_AlumniSam_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 7,731 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @wombat welcome to the community :)
    Scope
    Senior online community officer
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