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TOPIC: What’s meant by ‘the majority of time.’

What’s meant by ‘the majority of time.’ 2 weeks 5 days ago #202039

With conditions like bipolar I’m wondering what is meant by "majority of the time".

Is it that one needs help for at least six months of the year doing certain tasks eg cooking or taking medication and in reality would that mean they would have to be on a high or low or both for at least six months ? That would seem a pretty high threshold ! How is this explained

Kevin

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What’s meant by ‘the majority of time.’ 2 weeks 4 days ago #202076

Kevin

For ESA the test is literally that, so 13 hours a day, 4 days a week, 16 days a month, etc.

For PIP the test is the majority of days. Avoid using percentages, for example, 51% is actually less than the four days required.

In both cases, it is in regard to your completing the ESA or PIP activities, so if your condition effects you for the majority of the time/days but you are not limited in completing an activity to this extent then you are unlikely to score.

Gordon

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