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    Hi Phaedra I’m wondering if it is age related? ...

    Hi Phaedra I’m wondering if it is age related?
    I don’t know if they stop reviewing you after you have reached a certain threshold. I have a feeling that this might be the case but actually I don’t...
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    I recently got my first PIP award letter and had...

    I recently got my first PIP award letter and had a paper based assessment after being transferred from DLA. I’m effectively on the same levels as I was on DLA.
    It says my PIP is for “an ongoing...
  3. Quick update: Called DWP first thing this...

    Quick update: Called DWP first thing this morning who said this can sometimes happen due to Pip award and payment had been accidentally halted. They apologised and someone called at midday and the...
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    Hi I know it’s not easy but try to be positive...

    Hi I know it’s not easy but try to be positive with an open mind.
    Unfortunately there are many scare stories out there that can be damaging to anyone who is going through the process. I had the...
  5. Hi thanks for the replies, much appreciated guys....

    Hi thanks for the replies, much appreciated guys.
    @Beau - I’m not with Nat West but will keep my eyes and ears open in case there is an issue with my bank as well.

    @Nukecad - Cheers for that. ...
  6. ESA Non payment blip - any advice?

    I’ve been on IR ESA (SG) since 2013. Normally paid fortnightly on a Friday.
    Only noticed a non payment of ESA on Saturday when I got a low balance alert so I’ll have to leave it till tomorrow...
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    If you live in the UK and aren’t using central...

    If you live in the UK and aren’t using central heating at this time of year then that is your answer. Switch it on 24/7 and turn it down slightly if you find it too hot..
    Sorry to sound harsh but...
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    I am a full time powerchair user. The answer is...

    I am a full time powerchair user.
    The answer is simple. Stick to one battery and charge it overnight either every night or every other night.
    You MUST let the battery go through the full charging...
  9. (25) When approaching the car park you spot a...

    (25) When approaching the car park you spot a disabled parking space in the distance. As you draw closer you realise exactly why no one is actually parked there…

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    I just had visions of a mini drone being factored...

    I just had visions of a mini drone being factored into care needs or something crazy like that on the assessment report! ;)
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    I’m so glad you got someone to phone in for you. ...

    I’m so glad you got someone to phone in for you. I really hope that you get a paper based assessment and think that you would have reasonable grounds for this considering your situation.

    My...
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    Phone them. I had a paper based assessment and...

    Phone them. I had a paper based assessment and found out by asking them as I hadn’t heard anything for about 7 weeks. 2 weeks later I got a letter saying they had all the information they needed. ...
  13. (24) Nearly 4 months after being “Pipped” it’s...

    (24) Nearly 4 months after being “Pipped” it’s surprisingly good news..


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    Hi Izzy, yes I believe he was fishing for...

    Hi Izzy, yes I believe he was fishing for information that could contradict your claim. For example if you spend a couple of hours a week performing circus tricks like tightrope walking, go to...
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    Wait a minute.. 7 New Users in a Single Thread????

    After re-reading this thread, I noticed 7 first time posters.
    This is highly unusual activity and I have to question if in fact it’s the same person posting under different names..
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    That’s really good to hear.

    That’s really good to hear.
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    Hi sorry I was about to rewrite my 2nd reply...

    Hi sorry I was about to rewrite my 2nd reply which was incorrect (Which I have now deleted).

    I’ve just checked the descriptors for 2 points:

    1 b. Needs to use an aid or appliance to be able...
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    It’s nothing to do with the fact you don’t cook...

    It’s nothing to do with the fact you don’t cook at all. It’s your ability to cook that’s the question. There must have been a reason to give you 2 points. You need to ask them to explain how they...
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    Hi Izzy Gosh I’m surprised they gave you the...

    Hi Izzy
    Gosh I’m surprised they gave you the assessors report before your official results - if I’m understanding it correctly.
    As for the mobility element it sounds like you are near the...
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    No I’m not being patronising but you came on here...

    No I’m not being patronising but you came on here asking for help and then disregard reasonable suggestions. It was reasonable to suggest that you have a home visit. It was reasonable to suggest you...
  21. I’ve only used these in hospital. Judging by the...

    I’ve only used these in hospital. Judging by the quality I don’t think they are designed for longer term use.
    My wheelchair air cushion had a hole so they lent me a repose cushion to tide me over...
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    Why not simply ask for a home assessment and have...

    Why not simply ask for a home assessment and have someone familiar with you.
    If you are serious about claiming the benefit then you don’t have a lot of choice and you may find that the whole...
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    Hi Izzy, I was on DLA HRM for 7 years before I...

    Hi Izzy,
    I was on DLA HRM for 7 years before I joined Motability. I got sent these several times.
    I would give Pip a call and ask about your award. I’d also be very surprised if you haven’t been...
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    Yes that is correct.

    Yes that is correct.
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    You are slightly ahead of me with the DLA to Pip....

    You are slightly ahead of me with the DLA to Pip.
    I didn’t require a face to face but they still make you wait for the decision!
    I believe they will have a decision in the next fortnight.
    My...
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