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I was refused the mobility part of pip

bettyboop1960 Member Posts: 1 Listener
edited March 2019 in PIP, DLA, and AA
I went to a face to face. I was refused the mobility part of pip, they said although i have a weekness in both legs I can walk over 50 kg using cruches. 


  • CockneyRebel
    CockneyRebel Member Posts: 5,216 Disability Gamechanger
    edited March 2019
    Hi @bettyboop1960 and welcome
    Have you asked for a mandatory reconsideration ?
    Have you asked for a copy of the assessment report ?
    Be all you can be, make  every day count. Namaste
  • thespiceman
    thespiceman Member Posts: 6,389 Disability Gamechanger
    Hello @bettyboop1960   Pleased to meet you welcome.

    Thank you for joining and sharing. Sorry to hear this.

    Have you considered as my friend @CockneyRebel has said.

    A mandatory reconsideration .

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

    Have a look on our website for further information.  Please also if you can consider speaking to CAB.

    They can help you with this to give you reassurance.

    Please ask any questions some one will know from our team or community.

    We are friendly, care and share. Also supportive.

    Please take care.


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  • Ami2301
    Ami2301 Community Co-Production Group Posts: 7,946 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @bettyboop1960 welcome to the community! Sorry to hear what has happened, for information regarding applying for a mandatory reconsideration you can read here. Let us know if you need any further help :) 
    Disability Gamechanger - 2019
  • Antonia_Alumni
    Antonia_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 1,781 Pioneering
    Hi @bettyboop1960 welcome to the community. I am sorry to hear about the outcome of your assessment, please keep us updated.
  • Sam_Alumni
    Sam_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 7,676 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @Bettyboop
    You can appeal this decision, the first step is to ask for a Mandatory reconsideration, you have 30 days to do this.
    We have a video about this here

    If you have any questions, then do let us know

    Senior online community officer


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