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Peripheral neuropathy and pip mobility

carlin96carlin96 Member Posts: 1 Listener
I receive the  lower rate at the moment, but I have now been confirmed I have peripheral neuropathic, would I be intiteled to the higher rate now my mobility has deterated

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  • poppy123456poppy123456 Member Posts: 22,218 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi,

    No, not based on a diagnosis. PIP is how your conditions affect your ability to carry out daily activities based on the PIP descriptors. You must also have had the condition for 3 months and expect it to last at least another 9 months.

    Reporting a change of circumstances  they'll look at the whole award again and not just part of it. You'll be sent another form and a face to face assessment will most likely be needed.

    No one on an internet forum can tell you if there's any risk to losing everything you already have because no one knows how your conditions affect you. You need face to face advice.
    Community champion and proud winner of the 2019 empowering others award. This award was given for supporting disabled people and their families for the benefit advice i have given to members here on the community.
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