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Hi, my name is Johnnytines! I've been awarded pip can I still receive the carers element?

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Johnnytines
Johnnytines Community member Posts: 7 Listener
edited November 2022 in Start here and say hello!
I've been awarded pip can i still receive the carers element 

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  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 55,378 Disability Gamechanger
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    Yes because Carers element is part of UC and PIP has nothing to do with UC.
    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.
  • Tori_Scope
    Tori_Scope Scope Posts: 12,505 Disability Gamechanger
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    Welcome to the community @Johnnytines :) Thank you for joining us. 

    I can see that poppy123456 has answered your question. If there's anything you're still unsure about, please just let us know!

    It seems as though you had some trouble posting at first. This is something other people have experienced, so we're looking into it currently. 

    I've got a few questions for you, if that's okay? 
    • What type of device are you using? e.g. phone, laptop, desktop, tablet
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    • Do you use any assistive tech with your device?
    • Could you see that multiple posts were being made, or did it look like you were just writing and posting one post? 
    You can reply by emailing community@scope.org.uk if you'd prefer. 

    I've closed your duplicate posts, but haven't deleted them for now. This isn't because you've done anything wrong. It's just so that we can use them to look into this issue. I hope that makes sense!
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  • Johnnytines
    Johnnytines Community member Posts: 7 Listener
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    Thank you so much for your help 
  • Johnnytines
    Johnnytines Community member Posts: 7 Listener
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    Yes because Carers element is part of UC and PIP has nothing to do with UC.
    So as I am a carer for my mother and receive the carers element for her am fine to have pip awarded also and it won't affect my pip
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