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What could I claim?

dcole123 Member Posts: 1 Listener
edited February 2019 in PIP, DLA, and AA
Hi I have just been made redundant at work.....but I need advice what I am entitled to,I have a heart condition as a result of having a heart attack a few years back I have tried working but seem to be worse recently I am 57 years old and had 4 procedures done on me since heart attack and I may need another one , I get out of breath easily and struggle with any physical work , I have been told I can't claim anything but do not think this is right could you please advise me on this


  • thespiceman
    thespiceman Member Posts: 6,389 Disability Gamechanger
    Hello @dcole123   Pleased to meet you welcome.

    Thank you for joining and sharing.

    Sorry to hear this.

    I am one of the team of community champions who help and advise new members who join.

    We have lots of information on benefits on our website. Have a look.

    You can look at these links I have provided for you.

    Benefits find out more.


    Benefits Calculators GOV UK.


    You could also consult CAB for a benefit review . What you entitled to.

    Benefits are complex and confusing. Please ask some one will know. A member of our team or a member of our community.

    Please take care

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  • Pippa_Alumni
    Pippa_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 5,793 Disability Gamechanger
    edited February 2019
    Hi @dcole123, and a warm welcome to the community!

    Thanks for sharing this with us, and I'm sorry to hear about your redundancy. You've had some brilliant advice above, so do have a look at those links. Another page that may be useful is the online PIP self-test, to give you an idea of your possible entitlement to PIP. 

    Feel free to come back to us with any further questions and our members will do their best to advise!


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