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Turned down for mobility element

SystemSystem Posts: 489 Scope community team
This discussion was created from comments split from: Dealing with Fibromyalgia and osteoarthritis.

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  • Claire42Claire42 Member Posts: 2 Listener
    Hi I've just been turned down the mobility element for fibromyalgia and osteoarthritis I was awarded the daily living element in 2017 but my mobility is getting worse so I applied for the mobility how can they refuse me knowing that these conditions affect your whole life daily and mobile I've seen people on here say there awarded both with the same conditions as me so why have I been refused x
  • poppy123456poppy123456 Member Posts: 22,218 Disability Gamechanger
    Claire42 said:
    Hi I've just been turned down the mobility element for fibromyalgia and osteoarthritis I was awarded the daily living element in 2017 but my mobility is getting worse so I applied for the mobility how can they refuse me knowing that these conditions affect your whole life daily and mobile I've seen people on here say there awarded both with the same conditions as me so why have I been refused x
    Everyone is different and you can't compare 2 people with the same condition. PIP is awarded based on how your conditions affect your ability to carry out the daily activities based on the PIP descriptors.
    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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