DLA stopped to change to PIP and has been refused
My brother has suffered with epilepsy since the age of 9 after getting hit in the face with a golf club. It was finally diagnosed when he was 15. He claimed dla when he was in his twenties and my mum received carers allowance for him. Sadly my mum passed away in 2014 which meant my brother had to manage on his own. They wrote to him saying that they were changing dla over to pip. He got someone to help him fill out the forms but he was refused saying he was no longer entitled to it. His income support was also changed over to Esa and they placed him in the work related group and told him he was capable of holding down a job. This is causing him undue stress as he has grand mal and peti mal fits and has limited use of his right shoulder, due to always landing on that shoulder when he fits and has had an unsuccessful shoulder stabilisation operation. Can anyone shed some light please on whether this sounds right or wrong.
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