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PIP- what else is available?

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Destiny
Destiny Community member Posts: 7 Listener
edited July 2018 in PIP, DLA, and AA
I am new to this site. Would just like to know what is available to people on PIP. I have recently been awarded adv mobility and std care. 

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  • markyboy
    markyboy Community member Posts: 367 Pioneering
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    with enhanced mobility you get automatic blue badge and free car tax
  • Pippa_Alumni
    Pippa_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 5,790 Disability Gamechanger
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  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,135 Disability Gamechanger
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    Destiny said:
    I am new to this site. Would just like to know what is available to people on PIP. I have recently been awarded adv mobility and std care. 
    That would totally depend on circumstances and what, if any means tested benefits you claim.
    I would appreciate it if members wouldn't tag me please. I have all notifcations turned off and wouldn't want a member thinking i'm being rude by not replying.
    If i see a question that i know the answer to i will try my best to help.
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,135 Disability Gamechanger
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    markyboy said:
    with enhanced mobility you get automatic blue badge and free car tax
    Automatically being entitled to a blue badge will depend on where the claimant scored the points in the mobility part. If it was 8 points or more in the moving around part of PIP then this will entitle them automatically. Following and planning a journey doesn't ....yet. Local councils haven't yet changed this part.
    I would appreciate it if members wouldn't tag me please. I have all notifcations turned off and wouldn't want a member thinking i'm being rude by not replying.
    If i see a question that i know the answer to i will try my best to help.
  • Destiny
    Destiny Community member Posts: 7 Listener
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    I am on ESA SG and SDP. Standard care PIP and enhanced mobility  pip.
  • Destiny
    Destiny Community member Posts: 7 Listener
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    I have a car on motobility and blue badges. But is there grants for stair lifts etc. Or mobility scooters. 
  • Pippa_Alumni
    Pippa_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 5,790 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hi @Destiny, you may like to try this grants search to see if there's anything you may be eligible for.
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,135 Disability Gamechanger
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    Destiny said:
    I have a car on motobility and blue badges. But is there grants for stair lifts etc. Or mobility scooters. 
    For mobility scooters try looking on gumtree in your area, or even on local facebook groups. You'll be amazed at the amount of people selling them and they are always that expensive.
    I would appreciate it if members wouldn't tag me please. I have all notifcations turned off and wouldn't want a member thinking i'm being rude by not replying.
    If i see a question that i know the answer to i will try my best to help.
  • Destiny
    Destiny Community member Posts: 7 Listener
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    Thank you poppy. 
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