Hi, I'm darklady1! I have COPD and wonder if I could reapply for PIP? — Scope | Disability forum
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Hi, I'm darklady1! I have COPD and wonder if I could reapply for PIP?

darklady1
darklady1 Member Posts: 3 Listener
edited February 2021 in PIP, DLA, and AA
I was reading your message about Copd i have this and had to give up work. I would like to know if i can reapply for PiP as they said i do not have any points and could not receive this I can not walk very far with out stopping have help from my husband to bath dress, and going up and down stairs. thank you for letting me join your group.

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  • Cher_Inactive
    Cher_Inactive Posts: 4,400 Scope online community team
    edited February 2021
    Hello @darklady1 and welcome to our community.  It's great to meet you.

    Just to clarify so we can better help you, when you say reapply for PIP - when did you apply the first time round? 

    Also to let you know, I've moved your post to our PIP, DLA and AA discussion board and tweaked your title a little to help others spot it.  
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  • janer1967
    janer1967 Member Posts: 16,493 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi and welcome 

    I would start by looking at the descriptors and seeing where you think you would score points 

    The points you have mentioned may not possibly score you enough to get an award 

    There are lots more elements to consider like preparing food,  communicating , takings meds , reading  and finances to mention a few also using stairs is not part of the mobility section 

    You can find info about the descriptors in our PIP section 

    Any further questions just ask 
  • darklady1
    darklady1 Member Posts: 3 Listener
    Thank janer 1967 will do that.
  • darklady1
    darklady1 Member Posts: 3 Listener
    Thank you for that information that was very kind of you.Many thanks.

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