Well, I have had a look at the assesment for the higher rate PIP for the ability to get a Motability car.
I don't meet the new requirements, as even though I am buggered after 50 mtrs, I don't require q wheelchair from the start.
Am I suddenly not disabled anymore? has the government cured me???
How many of you meet the 11 point requirement?
Rememeber, you will need 11 points from this section to meet the Higher rate requirements:
Activity 11 – (higher scoring descriptors only)
C Can move up to 50 metres unaided but no further. For example: identifies individuals who can move up to 50 metres unaided but then require a wheelchair for anything further. 8 points
D Cannot move up to 50 metres without using an aid or appliance, other than a wheelchair or a motorised device. For example: identifies individuals who can use an aid or appliance to move up to 50 metres but then require a wheelchair for anything further. 10 points
E Cannot move up to 50 metres without using a wheelchair propelled by the individual. 12 points
F Cannot move up to 50 metres without using a wheelchair propelled by another person or a motorised device. 15 Points
G Cannot either –i. move around at all; or ii. transfer unaided from one seated position to another adjacent seated position.