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I want to apply for PIP but will I get it?

Vp4Vp4 Member Posts: 1 Listener
edited January 2019 in PIP, DLA and AA
I have chronic FM and went for physio but it didn’t work. Am condition is getting worse daily mobility issue, chronic fatigue, walking short distances, struggling to get up/down the stairs. I want to apply for PIP but fear might not get it. 


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  • poppy123456poppy123456 Member Posts: 23,040 Disability Gamechanger

    No one can tell you whether you would qualify or not. PIP isn't awarded based on a diagnosis, it's how those conditions affect your ability to carry out daily activities based on the PIP descriptors.
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  • wilkowilko Member Posts: 2,398 Disability Gamechanger
    Have you tried doing a self test to see how you would fair on doing the PIP descriptors, be honest with yourself as the answers you write in your application form will have to be justified at your face to face acessment.
  • Pippa_AlumniPippa_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 5,851 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @Vp4, and welcome! As others have advised, this self-test might give you an idea of whether or not you will be able to claim PIP.
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