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New PIP rules for mental health?

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Browne74
Browne74 Community member Posts: 3 Listener
edited September 2018 in PIP, DLA, and AA
I was wondering when are they looking through people claim for people with mental health disability on pip and when is the back dated do I thought it was do in the summer I'm talking about the new pip rules for mental health thanks

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  • Chloe_Scope
    Chloe_Scope Posts: 10,581 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hi @Browne74 and a very warm welcome to the community! How long have you been waiting for a claim? I am unsure if new rules have been released but I could be mistaken. I hope the community is able to contribute to this more! If you need anything else then please do not hesitate to be in touch :)
    Scope

  • Browne74
    Browne74 Community member Posts: 3 Listener
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    I should be intitled to mobility under new mental health rules I get the other but not the mobility side of the thing's which I should now be intitled to it look at some website they said backdated should be in the summer 2018 wonder if it changed thanks
  • Shlbly
    Shlbly Community member Posts: 136 Pioneering
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    Browne74 said:
    I was wondering when are they looking through people claim for people with mental health disability on pip and when is the back dated do I thought it was do in the summer I'm talking about the new pip rules for mental health thanks
    I saw the other day, they are now saying late summer.
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,027 Disability Gamechanger
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    DWP will be looking through all the claims but this will take a long time and it won't be done over night. The changes to the following and planning a journey  descriptor won't affect every. It depends how your conditions affect you.  If you're owed any backdated money then DWP will contact you, there's no need to contact them. 
    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.
  • BenefitsTrainingCo
    BenefitsTrainingCo Community member Posts: 2,621 Pioneering
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    Browne74
    Browne74,

    As Poppy says, it's going to take a while unfortunately. The frequently asked questions about the review exercise are here. You'll see that the DWP state they have started making payments, but I haven't heard from anyone who has got theirs yet. 

    Will
    The Benefits Training Co:

  • debbiedo49
    debbiedo49 Community member Posts: 2,904 Disability Gamechanger
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    How are the DWP going to work out whose claim needs reviewing?
  • Shlbly
    Shlbly Community member Posts: 136 Pioneering
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    How are the DWP going to work out whose claim needs reviewing?
    Don’t know but have found this, so if you have had an appeal since the judgement your case won’t even get looked at.

  • Bek85
    Bek85 Community member Posts: 14 Listener
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    What do they mean by ‘claimants that have been on the top rate of pip will not be reviewed as part of this exercise’ 
    Do they mean those on high rate for daily care won’t be reviewed to see if the changes mobility rate rules apply? 
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,027 Disability Gamechanger
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    Those that are claiming Enhanced for both parts. If they are claiming this then there's no point reviewing their claim because they already receive the highest rate.
    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.
  • Pippa_Alumni
    Pippa_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 5,790 Disability Gamechanger
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    Welcome to the community, @Bek85!
  • Yadnad
    Yadnad Posts: 2,856 Disability Gamechanger
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    Those that are claiming Enhanced for both parts. If they are claiming this then there's no point reviewing their claim because they already receive the highest rate.
    Correct - if you can't access a higher award level then there is no point in wasting time  reviewing the claim.

  • Bek85
    Bek85 Community member Posts: 14 Listener
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    Ah I see I thought it meant those that are on the higher rate just for care wouldn’t be assessed for the higher rate of mobility (which sounded a little odd but the benefit system never ceases to amaze me). 
    I presumed that because I didn’t think they’d take the time to point out the obvious, that those on higher rate mobility wouldn’t need reviewing to see if the could get higher rare. 

    Thanks for taking the the time to explain. 
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,027 Disability Gamechanger
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    It's not the daily living part that changed, it's the mobility part.....following an planning a journey.
    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.
  • angrymom2019
    angrymom2019 Community member Posts: 11 Listener
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    So if I claimed from dec 2015 and scored 0 on the following and planning a journey with mental health does that mean my claim should be looked at and be sue some back pay? 
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,027 Disability Gamechanger
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    So if I claimed from dec 2015 and scored 0 on the following and planning a journey with mental health does that mean my claim should be looked at and be sue some back pay? 
    No, i'm afraid not. They are looking at all claims that were decided on or after 28th November 2016.

    For those they are reviewing and for future reviews the overwhelming psychological distress must be extreme. They've made it harder to score points in following and planning a journey for those with mental health, not easier.




    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.
  • Government_needs_reform
    Government_needs_reform Community member Posts: 859 Pioneering
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    So if I claimed from dec 2015 and scored 0 on the following and planning a journey with mental health does that mean my claim should be looked at and be sue some back pay? 

    @angrymom2019 No sorry you will not be considered as part of the review as your claim was started in 2015 and as you can see where highlighted it stated from those date when the regulations was changed wrongly by the judgement.


     
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    This is a new version of Emeli Sande, Hope "You Are Not Alone
    I highlighted everything that's wrong with this country from benefits, NHS, UC etc, but now we have to put up with the hate now that is the Tories. 

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