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DLA to PIP transfer

SethLaa
SethLaa Member Posts: 111 Courageous
Hello all, am currently living in the SL1 (Slough) postcode area, does anyone know when I will be requested by the DWP to transfer from DLA to PIP as I thought that it should have happened by now, thanks for any assistance from SethLaa

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  • Yadnad
    Yadnad Posts: 2,856 Connected
    To be honest I would suggest that you are more likely to get an answer by seeing your local medium. The DWP haven't got a clue.
  • wilko
    wilko Member Posts: 2,449 Disability Gamechanger
    Enjoy your DLA benefits as when you are transferred to PIP you may not get the same award as the Benifits are totally different in how they award points for your abilities as in PIP and your disability in DLA.  Wait to be asked don't enquire .
  • lindadenise
    lindadenise Member Posts: 302 Pioneering
    Yes thats so true wait for DWP to contact you.
  • [Deleted User]
    [Deleted User] Posts: 142 Listener
    Most welfare organisations advise that all DLA reciepients will be invited to claim PIP by October 2018 with all reassessments to be completed by mid 2019, in my area the letters are coming out thick and fast now. But whether it’ll be completed on the timescale though, remains to be seen. 

    I have my invite a few weeks ago, now nervously waiting for either assessment or PBD! Xx
  • mikehughescq
    mikehughescq Posts: 8,847 Connected
    Your area was due to start in... July 2015. There has been no official update on the timetable since August 2017 but DWP have stated that they do not expecti finish invites until April 2019. Best guess is they will sail comfortably past that.

    The loss of lower rate DLA care does lead people to believe that PIP is harder to claim but that isn’t necessarily true. Many people are way better off on PIP than they were on DLA so it’s worth getting advice on likely entitlement as it may be to your advantage to convert early. 
  • SethLaa
    SethLaa Member Posts: 111 Courageous
    Yadnad said:
    To be honest I would suggest that you are more likely to get an answer by seeing your local medium. The DWP haven't got a clue.
    Yes that did make me laugh, cheers Yadnad
  • SethLaa
    SethLaa Member Posts: 111 Courageous
    I is hoping for ''sooner rather than later'' as my 'MR DLA care' needs to rise so that I can still afford to pay my cleaner, thanks for all your input you luvverly luvverly people
  • Yadnad
    Yadnad Posts: 2,856 Connected
    edited July 2018
    Your area was due to start in... July 2015. There has been no official update on the timetable since August 2017 but DWP have stated that they do not expecti finish invites until April 2019. Best guess is they will sail comfortably past that. 
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