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Can I get ESA as well?

awen
awen Member Posts: 2 Listener
I recently got standard pip on both tape just wanted to know can I get ESA as well? If yes how to claim for ESA? Please help. Thanks

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  • steve51
    steve51 Member Posts: 7,154 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @awen

    Good Morning & Welcome to our online community.

    I currently get both myself & I have done so for sometime.

    Here’s some info on benefits below.

    https://www.scope.org.uk/advice-and-support/

    Please please let me know if you have any problems????

    @steve51
  • Denise11
    Denise11 Member Posts: 99 Pioneering
    Yes, you can claim ESA!  People get PIP to allow them to be as able as they can and [at present] that benefit is given no matter what.  It is there to help you pay for things to make things easier but it isn't meant to keep you whereas ESA is!  Nice to meet you!  Denise11 
  • awen
    awen Member Posts: 2 Listener
    Thanks for your help. If I claim for ESA do you think need I go to midical assessment again?
  • janer1967
    janer1967 Member Posts: 12,211 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi ESA is separate benefit and will require separate assessment as it is looking at different criteria.

    You may want to look up what ESA eligibility criteria is and if you feel you are entitled before you apply so you are fully aware of the process.

    You may also want to look on here for advice in the ESA  benefit section
    Here to help with my experience in hunan resources and employment rights 

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