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PiP circumstances got worse

meriem Member Posts: 2 Listener
Hi  there,
I'm  on receipt of standard  PIP, just did an operation. My mobilty is completely  limited. Im using wheelchair. 
I don't  know when I Shall  contact  DWP. What  I shall say/request. 
Pls any advices  will be appreciated.


  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Member Posts: 28,459 Disability Gamechanger

    A worsening of condition must have been there for at least 3 months and you must expect it to last at least a further 9 months. Usually with an operation recovery is expected within those 9 months which is why surgery is done so it helps to improve your conditions. Under these circumstances it's possible you may not qualify for a higher award.

    Before reporting a worsening of condition then you need to get face to face advice because you will be sent more PIP form, another face to face assessment will be needed, you'll also need to send evidence to support your claim. You could go onto losing everything you already have.
  • meriem
    meriem Member Posts: 2 Listener
  • Chloe_Scope
    Chloe_Scope Scope Posts: 10,557 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @meriem and a very warm welcome to the community! I'm sorry to hear that your mobility has deteriorated further. If there is anything else we can do to help then please do let us know. :) 


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