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Glossary

Personal independence payment glossary and definitions.

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What is personal independence payment (PIP)?
What is the timetable for introducing personal independence payment (PIP)?
How long will personal independence payment (PIP) awards last?
Will work affect personal independence payment (PIP)?
Will personal independence payment (PIP) be paid to people in hospital or care homes?
What are the age limits for claiming personal independence payment (PIP)?
I currently get an indefinite award of disability living allowance (DLA). Will I be automatically entitled to personal independence payment (PIP)?
Is it true that people on the lower (lowest) rate of the care component of disability living allowance (DLA) will not get awarded personal independence payment (PIP)?
Is personal independence payment (PIP) just designed to kick people off disability living allowance (DLA) to save money?
Will I have to pay tax on my personal independence payment (PIP)?
I have been awarded the highest rates of disability living allowance indefinitely. Will I need to have a face-to-face medical assessment for personal independence payment (PIP)?
How often will I have to have a personal independence payment (PIP) medical assessment?
Who carries out the face-to-face medical assessments for personal independence payment (PIP)?
I get the higher rate care and mobility components of DLA, will I have to have a personal independence payment (PIP) medical assessment?
Will personal independence payment (PIP) medical assessments be the same as employment and support allowance (ESA) medical assessments?
Are issues like pain, fatigue and safety taken into account for personal independence payment (PIP)?
How is a fluctuating or variable condition taken into account for personal independence payment (PIP)?
How will aids and appliances be taken into account for personal independence payment (PIP)?
Will there still be Motability (mobility) cars under personal independence payment (PIP)?
Are there still be blue badges under personal independence payment (PIP)?
I am 65 years old and on disability living allowance DLA, how will personal independence payment (PIP) affect me?
I am on attendance allowance (AA), how will personal independence payment (PIP) affect me?
Will personal independence payment (PIP) affect children?
How do I get (claim) personal independence payment (PIP)?
I’ve never claimed disability living allowance (DLA), so can I claim personal independence payment (PIP)?
I was refused disability living allowance (DLA), can I claim personal independence payment (PIP)?
What does ‘aid or appliance’ mean for personal independence payment (PIP)?
What does ‘assistance’ mean for personal independence payment (PIP)?
What does ‘bathe’ mean for personal independence payment (PIP)?
How is ‘’cook’ defined for personal independence payment (PIP)?
What is ‘Communication support’ for personal independence payment (PIP)?
What are ‘complex budgeting decisions’ in relation to personal independence payment (PIP)?
How is ‘dress and undress’ defined for personal independence payment (PIP)?
What does ‘engage socially’ mean in relation to personal independence payment (PIP)?
What is the definition of ‘manage incontinence’ for personal independence payment (PIP)?
In relation to personal independence payment (PIP), what is meant by ‘manage medication or therapy’?
What counts as ‘medication’ for personal independence payment (PIP)?
What is meant by ‘monitor health’ for personal independence payment (PIP)?
What is ‘psychological distress’ for the purpose of personal independence payment (PIP)?
What is meant by ‘prepare’ for personal independence payment (PIP)?
How is ‘prompting’ defined for personal independence payment (PIP)?
What are ‘simple budgeting decisions’ in relation to personal independence payment (PIP)?
What counts as a ‘simple meal’ for personal independence payment (PIP)?
What does ‘social support’ mean for personal independence payment (PIP)?
How is ‘supervision’ defined for personal independence payment (PIP)?
What is the meaning of ‘take nutrition’ for personal independence payment (PIP)?
What is the definition of a ‘therapeutic source’ for personal independence payment (PIP)?
What is ‘therapy’ in relation to personal independence payment (PIP)?
How are ‘toilet needs’ defined for personal independence payment (PIP)?
What is meant by ‘unaided’ for personal independence payment (PIP)?