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5 years 3 weeks ago #231619 by philgb
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I was awarded DLA for life! a number of years ago, following a heart attack and complications at age 62 I was advised not to rock the boat and advise the DWP of my worsening conditions and change to pip, stay on DLA as long as you can. At age 65 I received a letter advising my DLA was ending and if I wanted to, I should apply for PIP. I duly phoned and started the PIP application process. The forms arrived and after examination I decided I needed expert help in compiling/responding to the questions. I found the benefits and work web site excellent in advising on how to present accurately my case to the DWP. After joining and studying the guides, I completed said documents, attaching appropriate medical evidence and as a backstop approached age concern, who reviewed Everything. My medical assessment was arranged and advised for a home visit, the assessor was courteous, professional, thorough, friendly, open as to the process. 5 weeks of anxious waiting I received a PIP award.
Without this sites guidelines plus age concern who also use the excellent guides from here, I am in no doubt my DLA TO PIP would of been horrendous. It’s all about presentation of evidence. Thanks Benefit and Work for your excellent guides and advise
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5 years 3 weeks ago #231621 by Gary
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Thank you philgb for your kind words, we are very pleased that you found the forum and guides very useful, I know that my colleagues work hard to keep everything up to date.

Congratulations on your success and perseverance.

Gary

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5 years 3 weeks ago #231629 by Gordon
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philgb

Congratulations on the award, well done.

Gordon

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