Good news — Scope | Disability forum
If we become concerned about you or anyone else while using one of our services, we will act in line with our safeguarding policy and procedures. This may involve sharing this information with relevant authorities to ensure we comply with our policies and legal obligations.

Find out how to let us know if you're concerned about another member's safety.

Good news

Adora858
Adora858 Member Posts: 23 Courageous
edited October 2020 in PIP, DLA, and AA
Hi everyone, 
Firstly, a big thanks to everyone who helped me out (and for all the online resources I was directed to) with my questions etc. I applied for PIP in May this year, and as of yesterday I've found out I have been awarded enhanced rate for both daily living and mobility. 

As well as thanks for the help, I want to share my good news as a hope for anyone who might be struggling with the process and thinking of giving up. Honestly, I was so close to giving up - my first report gave me 0 points, the response to my MR bumped that up to only 2 points for daily living. It was so demoralising and really upset me, but I managed to put in a request for appeal. The DWP had until the 12th Oct to reply to the appeal request, but didn't reply at all until the 13th when I was told they had changed their decision in my favor and so the appeal had been stopped.

So yeah, I hope this can give hope to anyone who has maybe been awarded 0 points first time round, to keep pushing through if they can. And thanks again to everyone at scope and on these message boards for the support. 
Tagged:

Comments

Brightness

Complete our feedback form and tell us how we can make the community better.

Do you need advice on your energy costs?


Scope’s Disability Energy Support service is open to any disabled household in England or Wales in which one or more disabled people live. You can get free advice from an expert adviser on managing energy debt, switching tariffs, contacting your supplier and more. Find out more information by visiting our
Disability Energy Support webpage.