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I would like apply for PIP

Howard
Howard Member Posts: 1 Listener
edited September 2020 in PIP, DLA, and AA
I would like apply for p.i.p

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  • janer1967
    janer1967 Member Posts: 15,106 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi and welcome 

    You may want to look in our PIP section for lots of advice about claiming it 

    Have a look at the descriptors and see where you may score points 

    If you want to apply you start the process by calling the PIP helpline 

    Come back and ask if there is anything specific you want to know 
  • Cher_Inactive
    Cher_Inactive Posts: 4,412

    Scope community team

    Hi @Howard and welcome to our online community.

    Have you thought about @janer1967 's advice?  and do you need any more support to get started with a PIP claim?

    I hope you are keeping well.
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  • chiarieds
    chiarieds Community Co-Production Group Posts: 12,265 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @Howard - & welcome to the community. Here's a list of the activities/descriptors mentioned above: https://www.cambridgeshire.gov.uk/asset-library/Scores-for-PIP-Descriptors-2020.pdf
    You will see this shows the scores that may be gained for activities of daily living &/mobility. You need 8 or more points to get an award of the standard rate for each component (daily living & mobility), & 12 or more points to get the enhanced rate for either component.
    Perhaps this will help you decide if you may be able to get PIP. If you decide to start a claim for PIP, you need to ring 0800 917 2222. There's also some info about PIP here: https://www.gov.uk/pip
    If you have any questions, as mentioned above, please do say. Hope this helps. :)
  • Ross_Scope
    Ross_Scope Posts: 6,659

    Scope community team

    Hello @Howard and welcome to the community :) 

    Has the above advice been useful? 

    Let us know how else we can help you out :) 
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