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  1. Thread: Mobility roadshow

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    I'll be there Thursday most of the day - will...

    I'll be there Thursday most of the day - will have to see how the day goes - may leave early or stay until the end :)
  2. Thread: Mobility roadshow

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    Hi both (Reddivine and TheFlyingKidney). I'm...

    Hi both (Reddivine and TheFlyingKidney).

    I'm cheating I'm staying the night before with my son's Great Uncle :) - have to say it will be 'good'. Their in their 80's so accommodation will be all...
  3. Thread: pip payment

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    Please clarify - you've never received DLA? This...

    Please clarify - you've never received DLA? This is your first PIP application?
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    Only charity I can think of is 'back to the...

    Only charity I can think of is 'back to the Cancer team' and asking them. As they would offer their services voluntarily - so no cost to you, but you wish to pay to drive and pay to park.
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    It is funded from charity. In fact about 10...

    It is funded from charity. In fact about 10 years ago my brother had an accident and was sent to another hospital by 'volunteer' transport - no charges were made.

    In the case of my mother - again...
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    Never heard of it or even seen one :) even more...

    Never heard of it or even seen one :) even more curious now as to what it can be used for.
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    Curious - what kind of 'card'? Prior to...

    Curious - what kind of 'card'? Prior to receiving PIP I received DLA - I've never had a card saying I'm registered as disabled? Who, where did the card come from?

    Most things that you can claim...
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    My mother's specialist was 50 miles away - e.g....

    My mother's specialist was 50 miles away - e.g. round trip 100 miles - the Cancer Department have 'volunteers' who pick up and drop off and collect again. Have you tried them?
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    ESA and PIP are separate ESA - is ability to...

    ESA and PIP are separate

    ESA - is ability to work split into WRAG and Support.
    PIP - is day to day care

    Presume from the brief 'statement' you are in ESA WRAG and want to transfer to Support...
  10. Thread: Symbol?

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    @nukecad - love the last one - "not every...

    @nukecad - love the last one - "not every disability is visible".
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    Had one of those delivered to my mother - really...

    Had one of those delivered to my mother - really uncomfortable - one size does not fit ALL (so to speak) - and even more awkward for someone to push. Extremely heavy and fiddly to fold and lift into...
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    Hopefully now that he was nabbed by the...

    Hopefully now that he was nabbed by the press/photographers doing it again - maybe another slap on the wrist. Wish they would do more than just the slap - these people don't seem to have a...
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    Just read this. What an utter disregard for the...

    Just read this. What an utter disregard for the use of parking bays for disabled people with blue badges. Totally shameful to park 'again' in a disabled bay while in court having his case heard...
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    I had worked for the company (very large...

    I had worked for the company (very large organisation) for 13 years and 1 month. We 'employees' voted in 1993 instead of taking a pay rise to have an extra percentage paid by the company directly...
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    Not sure how it works my last salary in 2004 was...

    Not sure how it works my last salary in 2004 was £30k per annum and they said my pension would be based on final salary - though what that means I've no idea. I also paid into a separate fund -...
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    Hi Lighttouch, I responded to you on the 25-27...

    Hi Lighttouch, I responded to you on the 25-27 June 2015, Donington Park - the Derby one £25 - is totally refundable - you book and pay a deposit and then when you return the scooter - you can opt to...
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    Yes the link works. It's an utter disgrace the...

    Yes the link works. It's an utter disgrace the government should be totally embarrassed!
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    Clicked on it - and says. We can't find the...

    Clicked on it - and says.

    We can't find the page:
    http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/politics/record-view-paralympic-hero-kayleigh-58006

    Just found another link :...
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    To clarify - the Council have approved but not...

    To clarify - the Council have approved but not funding the changes - you are solely funding the adaptations yourself?

    You also say you are mortgage free so own your home without any liabilities. ...
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    Thank you Lighttouch, the links are very useful....

    Thank you Lighttouch, the links are very useful.

    Mum is too frail to make any kind of move - she's already disorientated with the memory loss, now malnourished a move of any kind would push her...
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    bathsheba Ok just another idea, Red Cross and...

    bathsheba

    Ok just another idea, Red Cross and similar charitable organisations do loan wheelchairs - you could try them and 'borrow' with a donation. Just a thought.
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    If she can't eat - doh - she'll starve to death -...

    If she can't eat - doh - she'll starve to death - in my opinion it's manslaughter or murder - and it was the NHS who recommended the darn surgery! :( After the surgery they advised the cancer tumour...
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    Cheers Nukecad - "oh well" :( they can starve my...

    Cheers Nukecad - "oh well" :( they can starve my mother but pay £600/£650 a month for my own medication which isn't life saving - just makes me more comfortable. I'd happily give up these tablets...
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    Brilliant idea. @ bathsheba - are you in receipt...

    Brilliant idea.
    @ bathsheba - are you in receipt of PIP?
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    Frustration and annoyance.

    Just spent an hour up at the GPs surgery.

    Absolutely astounded - they keep messing up my mother's prescription for Creon (Enzymes). Asked them why? They don't want to prescribe it as it costs...
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