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Can I get PIP living in a guesthouse?

PeterrobeetsPeterrobeets Member Posts: 1 Listener
edited September 2018 in PIP, DLA and AA
Can I get my pip living in a gesthous 


  • Ami2301Ami2301 Community Co-Production Group Posts: 7,903 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @Peterrobeets
    Welcome to the community! Unfortunately I am unsure however another member of the community may know and will be in contact with you soon :)
    Disability Gamechanger - 2019
  • Liam_AlumniLiam_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 1,113 Pioneering
    edited September 2018
    Hi @Peterrobeets,

    Welcome to Scope's online community! It's great to have you on board.

    Have you checked out Benefits and Work's PIP self-test? It's a handy tool which should give you on idea of how many points you could score in a PIP assessment.

    In terms of the daily living component, Citizens Advice have some useful information on what this section of the benefit concerns:

    The daily living activities

    To get the daily living component of PIP, you must have a physical or mental condition that limits your ability to carry out some or all of these activities:
    • preparing food
    • eating and drinking
    • managing your treatments
    • washing and bathing
    • managing toilet needs or incontinence
    • dressing and undressing
    • communicating verbally 
    • reading and understanding written information
    • mixing with others
    • making decisions about money
    Action on Hearing Loss has specific help if you can't express or understand verbal information.    
    You can also find out more about the eligibility criteria for PIP on the Gov.UK website.
    I hope this helps. If you have any other questions, then please do get in touch!
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