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TOPIC: pip time

pip time 10 months 1 week ago #148921

hi im expecting my dla to pip transfer some time soon and wanted to ask a couple of questions. first is it possible to get pip mobility high rate if you have a mental illness and do not go out. and is there a pip form online, thanks.
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pip time 10 months 1 week ago #148940

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lilliegez wrote:
hi im expecting my dla to pip transfer some time soon and wanted to ask a couple of questions. first is it possible to get pip mobility high rate if you have a mental illness and do not go out. and is there a pip form online, thanks.

It is not impossible (double negative) to get am Enhanced Mobility award due solely to mental health issues, but recent Upper Tier Tribunals would make it very difficult, the PIP Claim guide explains the issues.

I'm afraid there is no electronic form for PIP, each PIP2 issued has a unique bar code, however, you can attach additional pages prepared in a word processor, just make sure that each has your full name and NIN and that they are numbered "page x of y". For each question mark on the form "see page Z" and on the additional pages "continued from question Q".

Gordon
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pip time 2 months 1 week ago #169093

hi just got my letter from dwp to apply for pip, been on dla for years. it says I need to ring them to begin the process but I am unable to speak over the phone. do I need a pip 1 form instead of the phone call and how do I get one without ringing them. thanks.
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pip time 2 months 1 week ago #169109

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lilliegez wrote:
hi just got my letter from dwp to apply for pip, been on dla for years. it says I need to ring them to begin the process but I am unable to speak over the phone. do I need a pip 1 form instead of the phone call and how do I get one without ringing them. thanks.

You can request a paper version of the PIP1 but I have to warn you that other members who have done this have had problems with the form being sent in a timely manner, the competed PIP1 needs to be back with the DWP by the same date as the call has to be made be.

If you do make a written request then you must manage the process carefully to ensure that you do not make the cut off.

If you can get a relative or friend to phone on your behalf then you will avoid a lot of worry.

The address to write to is on the following

www.gov.uk/pip/how-to-claim

Gordon
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pip time 2 months 1 week ago #169225

hi managed to get someone to ring them for me and request they send out a pip1 form, which they said will be sent out tomorrow. thanks.
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pip time 2 months 1 week ago #169273

hi when applying from dla to pip is it possible to request a paper based assessment, on the grounds that it will be too stressful to go through a medical. if so has anyone with mental illness been successful requesting this and are there any exceptional circumstances similar to esa, ie detrimental to health if forced to attend. thanks.
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