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Dla to pip

Poppy12
Poppy12 Member Posts: 66 Connected
Hello. When does dla transfer to pip next year 

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  • Adrian_Scope
    Adrian_Scope Posts: 8,076

    Scope community team

    Hello @Poppy12. I hope you don't mind, I've moved your post to the PIP section of our community.

    Can I ask do you currently claim DLA for yourself and are waiting to be transferred or do you mean for a child that's turning 16?

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  • Poppy12
    Poppy12 Member Posts: 66 Connected
    Hi no I'm. Waiting to get transferred but don't know how long it's going to be 
  • happyheffa
    happyheffa Member Posts: 2 Listener
    Hi, I have just had to transfer, I believe it is a long running switch over. I have no idea how they decide when to make you switch, you just get a letter telling you that your DLA award will end and inviting you to apply for pip.
  • DuffersMum
    DuffersMum Member Posts: 139 Pioneering
    I got the letter in July and transferred over in November 
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Member Posts: 23,742 Disability Gamechanger
    Poppy12 said:
    Hi no I'm. Waiting to get transferred but don't know how long it's going to be 

    They are way behind where they should be for transferring people from DLA to PIP. You will eventually be sent a letter inviting you to apply but when this will be no one really knows, unfortunately. Until then your DLA will continue.
  • woodbine
    woodbine Community Co-Production Group Posts: 5,270 Disability Gamechanger
    My OH was moved over 3 years ago, mine was 12 months ago a friend at the end of last year, as above they are way behind, the good news is you will continue to get DLA until a decision is made on your PIP .
    Offering PIP advice to people with epilepsy.
  • Poppy12
    Poppy12 Member Posts: 66 Connected
    Not claimed it yet. But can I ask will my 8 year old son get dla he's got social and emotional needs plus got a health care plan. And only in school for an. Hour till goes to a special school 
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Member Posts: 23,742 Disability Gamechanger
    Poppy12 said:
    Not claimed it yet. But can I ask will my 8 year old son get dla he's got social and emotional needs plus got a health care plan. And only in school for an. Hour till goes to a special school 

    To claim DLA for a child you need to show they need more care and attention than that of a child the same age that doesn't have a disability.
  • Poppy12
    Poppy12 Member Posts: 66 Connected
    Oh yes I've got all thr proof under the sun 

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