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Which timescale?

slondon22slondon22 Member Posts: 14 Connected
edited May 2019 in PIP, DLA and AA
Morning all, just a thought , I told assessor I need help with exercises between fifteen mins and 30 mins a day , which time scale will she take ? only could make a difference on managing therapy questions ?  

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  • wilkowilko Member Posts: 2,200 Disability Gamechanger
    Morning, i don’t think it Will matter as it’s only one descriptor, but you can request a copy of your assessment report and on receiving it you can have a look and see what your award may should be but you still have to wait for your award notification letter.
  • poppy123456poppy123456 Member Posts: 22,218 Disability Gamechanger
    Therapy in your own home must have been prescribed or recommended by a registered doctor, nurse, pharmacist or health professional regulated by the Health Professions Council.
    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.
  • slondon22slondon22 Member Posts: 14 Connected
    Yes my physiotherapist recommended that I  exercise and showed me what and how to do them which can take me and my partner between 15/30 mins a day which I told assessor .

    My questions is .... I noticed on points scoring ( help with therapy etc , ) “ needs help with therapy for no more that 35 hours a week which equates to half an hour a day , but I told her I need help between 15 & 30 mins a day , what time will she have taken , cause if it’s 15 mins. would score less for that activity ?


  • poppy123456poppy123456 Member Posts: 22,218 Disability Gamechanger
    The descriptor is Needs supervision, prompting or assistance to be able to manage therapy that takes no more than 3.5 hours a week and this could score 2 points under activity C. Requesting a copy of the assessment report as advised will tell you what the recommendations are.
    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.
  • slondon22slondon22 Member Posts: 14 Connected
    Yes thank you I did that last week so waiting now, these bits just go through your head as you read up on things don’t they ! Always good to talk it through with folk who know what there talking about ! Many thanks ! 
  • slondon22slondon22 Member Posts: 14 Connected
    As I understand it ,it’s not just mental health reasons , I need help physically to do exercises as discussed with physio .
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