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Claiming on behalf of my daughter

JadeC82
JadeC82 Member Posts: 45 Connected
Could I claim pip on behalf of my 18 year old she has OCD Anxiety and will not talk over the form and doesn't know how to fill out forms? 

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  • janer1967
    janer1967 Member Posts: 16,428 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi there

    You can be assigned as her appointee and dealing with all her claim on her behalf 

    This includes you getting all correspondence and payment 

    You will need to she lack the mental capacity to deal with it herself 

    Contact pip to start this 
  • Ross_Scope
    Ross_Scope Posts: 7,487 Scope online community team
    Hello @JadeC82

    Welcome back to the community, I hope you are well.

    You could consider becoming your daughter's appointee, see more information about this on the Gov.uk website. 

    Alternatively, you could just be there as a presence to help her through the process and provide support when needed. Or your daughter could go through Advice Local, CAB or your local Welfare Rights to seek professional help with the process.
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