We are new to all of this, we have never claimed for any benefits until about 18 months ago, we don't really understand the system. Any help anybody could offer on applying for PIP would be really useful. We applied for DLA about 18 months ago, but didn't even get a reply although we chased it up regularly. We gave up in the end, but we really need help now. I have just found this forum and I'm hoping you can help us.
My husband has has osteoarthritis in his hip, knee, back, shoulder, neck and now her has a degenerative spine disorder. He also suffers from depression and anxiety. He sees hospital consultants/psychologists for all of these disorders, so its all recorded and diagnosed. He receives industrial disability benefit for hearing loss due to his former occupation, but thats all he gets. I work full time (and more) to keep us going, but my health is suffering with the strain of it all.
We need help.