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Hi, my name is Jasbir

elderly Community member Posts: 1 Listener
I’m 64 and house bound.  I’ve only just started receiving PIP and my wife is my carer. It took 3-4 months before I got a decision.  Overall. The experience was very stressful and long winded.  So many pages to fill and telephone interviews lasting an hour or more.  I am grateful to the NHS.  🙏


  • Alex_Alumni
    Alex_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 7,562 Disability Gamechanger
    Hello there @elderly and welcome to the community :) Thanks for sharing your experience of your PIP application, I'm sure lots of our members can relate to feeling stressed and it taking a long time, so you're not alone there. 

    If you'd like to have a look around the rest of the forum please do feel free, here's a few of the best places to get started:

    • Recent discussions is where you'll find all the latest conversations our members are having
    • The categories page shows all the different topics for discussion
    • The virtual coffee lounge is a place to chat, get to know other members, and play games too
    Let us know if we can help with anything further!

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