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Should I be entitled to the care component too?

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barry50
barry50 Community member Posts: 13 Listener
edited November 2018 in PIP, DLA, and AA

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  • barry50
    barry50 Community member Posts: 13 Listener
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    Hi everyone just joined today i will introduce myself im a 54 year old gent suffer blackouts chronic fatigue low blood sugar ( not diabetic) unemployable but do little voluntary work. Get very little help regarding benefits get esa and motability pip but not care componant should i be entitled to care aswell as i havent got a clue if anyone can help i will be happy
  • Pippa_Alumni
    Pippa_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 5,790 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hi @barry50, and a warm welcome to the community!

    Thanks for sharing this with us. Hopefully some of our others will be able to advise on this soon!
  • barry50
    barry50 Community member Posts: 13 Listener
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  • CockneyRebel
    CockneyRebel Community member Posts: 5,209 Disability Gamechanger
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    You will only be awarded the Daily living component if you meet the criteria. First have a look at the descriptors to see which may apply to you.
    Then as you have an award in payment you can only apply for a change in circumstance if your condition has worstened since your last decision. Unless your decision is recent then you might try the MR and appeal route
    Be all you can be, make  every day count. Namaste
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