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marydmaryd Member Posts: 1 Listener
edited January 2018 in PIP, DLA and AA
I'm a carer of my daughter she was on dla until she turn 16 then we had to claim pip they awarded her enhanced on pip but stopped the care part why would they do that when she was getting care on dla


  • Pippa_AlumniPippa_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 5,851 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @maryd, and welcome to the community! So sorry to hear that your daughter didn't get the outcome you'd hoped for, unfortunately this is something that many of our community members have experienced recently.

    Have you considered appealing the decision? If so, take a look at this information on appealing DWP decisions and let us know if we can further advise you.
  • CockneyRebelCockneyRebel Member Posts: 5,257 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi maryd and welcome

    Many people when changing from DLA to PIP are in the same boat. The criteria for PIP awards is different to those of DLA.
    The B&W self test is a god starting point to understand the system



    Be all you can be, make  every day count. Namaste
  • BenefitsTrainingCoBenefitsTrainingCo Member Posts: 2,692 Pioneering
    Hi maryd, 

    First of all you need to ask for a mandatory reconsideration, identify which of the daily living descriptors your daughter satisfies and try to provide some medical evidence to support the case. You can also ask for a copy of the assessment provider's report and see what they've said as you may disagree with some of the conclusions and you may want to point those inaccuracies out too. Good luck!

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