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My enhanced rate has been dropped to standard

northynorthy Member Posts: 2 Listener
edited May 2018 in PIP, DLA and AA
I rang P.I.P this am too check on a decision to my recent health condition I only asked too have mobility looked at again ,I was currently receiving enhanced personal car and standard mobility but they have now dropped them too both standard I don't understand and it's really upset me 


  • MatildaMatilda Member Posts: 2,616 Disability Gamechanger
    This often happens. Have you asked DWP for a copy of the assessor's report and for a mandatory reconsideration (MR)?
  • JennysDadJennysDad Member Posts: 2,308 Disability Gamechanger
    Hello @northy and a warm welcome to the community. So very sorry, though, to hear your news.
    I'm not qualified to advise on this sort of situation - don't have the relevant experience - but I'm going to tag some folks in in the hope that they may be able to help you rather more than I can.
    For now, warmest best wishes to you,
    Tagging @BenefitsTrainingCo
  • whistleswhistles Member Posts: 1,590 Disability Gamechanger
    They look at the whole claim again. 

    Is this an MR or change of circumstances?

    I would get a copy of the report and see where the DM has now decided you need less care.

    Do not follow me, I don't know where I am going.
  • leannemichleannemich Member Posts: 41 Courageous
    Hi @northy
    I was on high rate mobility that got stopped in October 2016 and they put me on standard rate both,
    my condition deteriorated even more just recently and my nurse and specialist told me to tell them, which I did.
    i had a home visit from Atos and I got my letter telling me they had put it back up to enhanced rate both!
    dont give up, ask for a MR and send off as much evidence as you can.
    also phone up and ask for a copy of the assessors report.
    its so draining going through it but take it all the way! 
    Keep us updated and good luck with it all :)
  • mikehughescqmikehughescq Member Posts: 7,088 Disability Gamechanger
    You can specify that they look only at 1 component but whether they do or not really depends on the nature of information you provide. As others have said, you now have 1 month to do an MR. You don’t have to do it on a specific form but one is now available and can be found at https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/683380/if-you-disagree-with-a-decision-made-by-dwp.PDF
  • northynorthy Member Posts: 2 Listener
    Thank you all for your comments, I only asked for my mobility too be looked at again, I had home visit which lasted all of 20 minutes, I have surgery in 7 days and again in 3 months , I'm going too appeal 
    Many thanks I will let you all no x
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