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TOPIC: Mental issues

Mental issues 2 months 2 weeks ago #196737

Hi. Im confused..i hope you can help plz?
I read that if you have a problem with anxiety,depression or other 'mental' issues,that these are no longer applicable re:claiming pip. Is this true?
Ty

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Mental issues 2 months 2 weeks ago #196746

Alicez wrote: Hi. Im confused..i hope you can help plz?
I read that if you have a problem with anxiety,depression or other 'mental' issues,that these are no longer applicable re:claiming pip. Is this true?
Ty


No this is not the case! There was a change to three of the Descriptors in the Going Out activity in March that has restricted their applicability to reasons other than psychological distress, but you can score points for most of the Daily Living activities for mental health reasons.

Gordon
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Mental issues 2 months 2 weeks ago #196758

Thank you,but i am still a little confused.
Have any other descriptors been changed recently or will they change i hhave to wonder?!?
Whhere can i access the latest desciptorrs plz?
Sorry for being a dimble and thanks for any help.
Regards

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Mental issues 2 months 2 weeks ago #196778

Alicez

The definition of Therapy has been changed as well. all the changes are documented in the PIP Claim guide.

Gordon

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