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Last chance mobility

charlenecharlene Member Posts: 555 Pioneering
Just  wondering if I am in that position now, of  having only this opportunity to get  my mobility?  As I am coming over from DLA to pip?
When the going gets tough, the tough get going.

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  • anixous2017anixous2017 Member Posts: 56 Courageous
    If you havnt make sure you get help feeling in pip form , ask your Dr to put you in touch with your well being support workers. Get consultants to  write letters get as much information as you can Drs letter . Any aids you need . Good luck charlene
  • CockneyRebelCockneyRebel Member Posts: 5,257 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi charlene

    Sorry to be indelicate but what is your age ? :/
    Be all you can be, make  every day count. Namaste
  • anixous2017anixous2017 Member Posts: 56 Courageous
    I am 62 sherrie
  • CockneyRebelCockneyRebel Member Posts: 5,257 Disability Gamechanger
    If you are over 65 when changing fron DLA to PIP then youmust get your mobility right as it will never be increase

    If you are approaching the magic age then whether you are having a review or a change from DLA be aware that this could be your last chance to set your mobility

    CR

    Be all you can be, make  every day count. Namaste
  • anixous2017anixous2017 Member Posts: 56 Courageous
     Cockney 
    Hi I had to go through appeal  I won, I am 62 my paper work from court says to be reviewed 2027 ,, I thought when you were 65 you applied for attendance allowance.
  • CockneyRebelCockneyRebel Member Posts: 5,257 Disability Gamechanger
    This is a common mistake.
    If you are in receipt of PIP when you hit retirement age. as long as you continue to meet the criteria you will continue to receive PIP.
    Only if you have no PIP award will you have no option other than to apply for AA

    At retirement age the upper limit of any mobility award is set

    CR 
    Be all you can be, make  every day count. Namaste
  • anixous2017anixous2017 Member Posts: 56 Courageous
    I got 12 points for mobility.
    Many thanks Cockney x
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