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Will personal independence payment (PIP) be paid to people in hospital or care homes?

After 28 days, PIP will not be payable to in-patients in hospital or residents of care homes where all or part of the costs are met from public funds. 

This applies to both the daily living and mobility components. 

An underlying entitlement will continue during periods in a hospital or care home, so that payment can be resumed when the claimant leaves, providing all the other qualifying conditions are still met.