PIP is a profit designed to assist with some further prices of dwelling for these with a incapacity or long-term in poor health well being. The quantity you’re going to get relies upon fully on how your situation impacts you, and doesn’t rely upon the situation itself. You can be assessed by a well being skilled to work out the extent of assist you are entitled to. Your price will likely be repeatedly reviewed to be sure you’re getting the fitting assist.
How lengthy does it take for a PIP determination to be made?
The Division for Work and Pensions (DWP) will decide in your PIP declare after the medical evaluation has been accomplished.
The DWP’s determination in your entitlement is predicated on the data given in:
- Your declare type
- The paperwork you despatched along with your declare type
- The Well being Skilled’s notes from the medical evaluation
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Upon getting submitted your declare for PIP, it takes the DWP 12 weeks on common to present you a choice.
The choice will likely be given within the type of a letter from the DWP.
The letter will affirm whether or not or not you’re going to get PIP, which PIP elements you get and which price, and the quantity of factors you rating within the PIP take a look at.
You’re suggested to maintain the choice letter in a protected place as you might have to present folks a replica when claiming different advantages.
How do you qualify for PIP?
To qualify for PIP, you need to rating sufficient factors on the PIP take a look at for every day dwelling or mobility (or each).
In case you rating between eight and 11 factors for the every day dwelling actions, you can be entitled to the usual price of the every day dwelling part.
Claimants that rating 12 or extra factors, or you’re terminally in poor health, you’re going to get the improved price of the every day dwelling part.
In case you rating between eight and 11 factors for the mobility actions, you’ll obtain the usual price of the mobility part.
Those that rating 12 or extra factors on this class are entitled to obtain the improved price of the mobility part.