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Has anyone successfully completed one of the new PIP review forms?

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KarenA
KarenA Community member Posts: 44 Connected
edited August 2021 in PIP, DLA, and AA
Has anyone successfully completed one of the new review of your PIP claim forms. My daughters claim is now due for renewal. I'm finding it hard to complete as I'm so worried that I'll say the wrong thing. I need to explain why her mental health problems make it difficult to function in the same way as an adult without a mental health disability would be able to function. 

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  • woodbine
    woodbine Community member Posts: 12,112 Disability Gamechanger
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    The best way to treat a review is to treat it like anew application, if you don't have enough room on the form then you can add extra pages (putting her name and N.I number on every additional page.
    You need to concentrate on the descriptors which are in the link below:

    https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/Global/Migrated_Documents/adviceguide/pip-9-table-of-activities-descriptors-and-points.pdf

    2024 Election won

  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,114 Disability Gamechanger
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    HI,

    You need to explain exactly how her conditions affect her, even if there's been no changes. Adding a couple of real world examples of what happens the last time she attempted that activity for each descriptor that applies to her. What you should aim for is one A4 side for each descriptor.
    I would appreciate it if members wouldn't tag me please. I have all notifcations turned off and wouldn't want a member thinking i'm being rude by not replying.
    If i see a question that i know the answer to i will try my best to help.
  • susieblee
    susieblee Community member Posts: 3 Listener
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    If it helps I completed mine at the beginning of the year. Often repeating myself over and over again. Within a couple of weeks I received my positive decision. Nothing had changed and so my award had to remain. My conditions remained and will remain. 
  • KarenA
    KarenA Community member Posts: 44 Connected
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    Susiebee, was it one of the new forms? There doesn't seem to be as much room. I'm just worried because i find it hard to prove things because she has adhd and aspergers . 
  • calcotti
    calcotti Community member Posts: 10,010 Disability Gamechanger
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    KarenA said:...there doesn't seem to be as much room. ..
    Just add extra pages, make sure they have your name and NI number written on them and it is clear which question the extra information relates to. 
    Information I post is for England unless otherwise stated. Rules may be different in other parts of UK.
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