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TOPIC: motorbility HRM

motorbility HRM 6 years 7 months ago #72260

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is it possible to get high rate motorbility with having servere anxiety, panic attacks and depression. as anybody been successful in getting gor this illness?

or is it only for walking problems?


Re:motorbility HRM 6 years 7 months ago #72263

The higher rate mobility component of DLA would normally only be awarded if a claimant is severely mentally impaired, as a result of a mental illness.

As (severe) anxiety and depression are ordinarily classed as mental health 'problems' as opposed to 'illness' (wrongly in my view), it would be very unlikely that the HRMC would be awarded in these circumstances, unless a claimant could satisfy section 73(3)(a)(b)(c) of the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992.
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