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SusanfelixSusanfelix Member Posts: 16 Connected
edited March 7 in PIP, DLA and AA
Has anyone else had trouble getting PIP? I have been trying for years!


  • janer1967janer1967 Member Posts: 11,201 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi there 

    Lots of people claim PIP successfully and lots get turned down 

    There are lots of posts here but you dont often get positive stories in a  forum as they dont have any questions 

    Lots if advice in our PIP section  
  • woodbinewoodbine Community Co-Production Group Posts: 4,522 Disability Gamechanger
    as of April 2020 2.7 million people were being paid PIP.
    "Putting a child into care, isn't caring for a child" (T.Rhattigan)
  • Popdiva43Popdiva43 Member Posts: 134 Pioneering
    Hi since of August 2020,ive been unable to work due to hip osteoarthritis in both hips, I claimed for pip in November of the same year, I had my assessment in January 2021,3 weeks later I received my decision in which I got zero points on everything, the assessor had lied, with my condition I have pain from my lower back all the way down to my knees, I use crutches to get around, I've had to change my extra reception room into my bedroom as can't manage the stairs, I don't drive because of it, but apparently I drive an automatic car, my daughter does the cooking, as can't stand long enough, she helps with alot of things, which I told the assessor all of this, but still got zero, I've appealed the decision hopefully I get a better outcome, but this had made me really low, 
  • Tori_ScopeTori_Scope Posts: 5,039

    Scope community team

    Welcome to the community @Susanfelix :) 

    Just to let you know, I've moved your post into our PIP category. Did you have a specific question about PIP? What particular problems have you faced in getting awarded PIP? 
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  • Tori_ScopeTori_Scope Posts: 5,039

    Scope community team

    I'm sorry to hear that your unsuccessful application has made you feel really low @popdiva43. What stage are you at in your appeal? Have you sought out any professional advice? 
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