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TOPIC: Managing therapy

Managing therapy 1 month 8 hours ago #236000

Hello

Has the law changed on managing therapy for diabetes?

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Managing therapy 1 month 8 hours ago #236001

Hi Sarah

I am not sure what you mean by saying has the 'law' changed. If you are talking about PIP - the managing therapy question is all about prescribed therapy which claimants undertake in their own home - this is not about medication - that is a separate question. So if you are prescribed some type of therapy to do with your diabetes that is the only time it would come under managing therapy.

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Managing therapy 1 month 8 hours ago #236002

Hello

I’ve seen online that managing a therapy will include medications for diabetics

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Managing therapy 1 month 6 hours ago #236003

Hi Sarah

I don't know whether you were referring to this change - which was in part brought by someone who had type 1 diabetes. As you will see the law still remains unclear.

www.benefitsandwork.co.uk/news/3775-dwp-...ll-get-back-payments

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Managing therapy 1 month 20 minutes ago #236012

Hello
Yes this is the law change which I was talking about
Do you know when this will start on pip existing claims
Thank you

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Managing therapy 4 weeks 2 days ago #236014

Hi Sarah

No - I have no idea because as it says in the article the DWP has not conceded that anything needs to be changed. If you had a claim before 16 March 2017 then the DWP should contact you if this would apply to you. I certainly know of people who have had their claims re-looked at. As far as the managing treatments are concerned it's not the diabetes that is relevant - it is the need for the supervision - so, in reality, people with any number of conditions may be able to argue the case.

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