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Hi, my name is John1957! does anyone know if this will effect my pip payment

John1957
John1957 Member Posts: 1 Listener
edited November 2021 in PIP, DLA, and AA
I am receiving pip (£240 pm) and I phoned pip to tell them a change of circumstance which I did nt know I had been diagnosed with in 2019 mild  cognitive impairment .does anyone know if this will effect my pip payment will I be eligible for mobility they ve sent me the pip form to be assessed again p2 

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  • calcotti
    calcotti Member Posts: 3,746 Disability Gamechanger
    PIP is not based on diagnosis. It is assessed solely on your ability to undertake the specified activities to the required standard. Whether or not your PIP entitlement could change depends on whether the difficulties you experience have changed and, if they have, those changes result in a change to the point score which is sufficient to change the award.

    now that you have triggered it you will have to complete the form following which you will have an assessment and then a new decision will be made.

    You should complete the form as if you were making a new claim. Do not rely on DWP knowing anything about the basis of your existing award.
    Information I post is for England unless otherwise stated. Rules may be different in other parts of UK.
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Member Posts: 25,533 Disability Gamechanger
    Too late for this now but changes like this should never be reported unless you've got expert advice to check that it's possible to score more points for a higher award.
  • Ross_Scope
    Ross_Scope Posts: 5,697

    Scope community team

    Hello @John1957

    Welcome to the community, it's lovely to see you join us and I hope to see you getting involved around the community.

    I hope the above reply has been helpful, I just wanted to let you know that I have moved your discussion over to our PIP category and changed the title a bit.

    If you have any other questions then don't hesitate to ask.
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