What is meant by ‘monitor health’ for personal independence payment (PIP)?
The law states that “monitor health” means, in regard to personal independence payment (PIP):
(a) detect significant changes in C’s health condition which are likely to lead to a deterioration in C’s health; and
(b) take action advised by a –
(i) registered doctor;
(ii) registered nurse; or
(iii) health professional who is regulated by the Health Professions Council, without which C’s health is likely to deteriorate.
“Monitor health” is relevant to the following personal independence payment activity:
3. Managing therapy or monitoring a health condition.