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Advice around PIP

don73don73 Member Posts: 1 Listener
edited August 2018 in PIP, DLA and AA
Hi anyone have any advice on pip, I didnt get it last time I claimed, but think I might be entitled.  The assessment, I have to say was not very intuned towards people rather just proceedures to follow. 


  • thespicemanthespiceman Member Posts: 6,408 Disability Gamechanger
    Hello @don73   Pleased to meet you welcome.

    Please have a look at our benefit advice . Posts, information and advice.

    Also look at DWP  website for qualifying criteria and any other information.

    Suggestion speak also to your CAB for benefit information. Filling in forms and other benefits

    Take care

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  • Ami2301Ami2301 Community Co-Production Group Posts: 7,489 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @don73

    Welcome to the community!

    Unfortunately, I don't know the best advice to give you however other members with more experience will be able to give you their advice soon.

    Ami :)
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  • Chloe_ScopeChloe_Scope Scope Posts: 10,652 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @don73 and a warm welcome to the community. Many of our members will be able to advice on this so I hope you get the answers that you are looking for. It may be worth taking the PIP online test to see what points you qualify for. Please bare in mind that the assessor may give you a different score, so this is just an indication. If there is anything else that I can do then please do not hesitate to be in touch!
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  • poppy123456poppy123456 Member Posts: 22,218 Disability Gamechanger

    You say you were refused last time? Did you ask for a Mandatory Reconsideration and then Tribunal if that failed?

    PIP isn't about a diagnosis, it's how your conditions affect you daily. You need to look at the PIP descriptors to see where you can score those points. Evidence will be needed to support your claim because they rarely contact anyone for this. The onus is on you to make sure it's sent.
    Complete the online PIP self test, it's only a guide but will give you some idea what you could score. http://www.mybenefitsandwork.co.uk/pip/indexxx.php

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