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TOPIC: DLA Award Types?

DLA Award Types? 8 years 8 months ago #44625

  • RachelPotter
Hi, I have a friend who is in her early 50's and she has been getting DLA for a few years.

It was recently given again. Would it have been given for life?

What types of award for DLA are there?

Best wishes,
Rachel

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Re:DLA Award Types? 8 years 8 months ago #44627

  • originaldave
Fedup wrote:

Hi, I have a friend who is in her early 50's and she has been getting DLA for a few years.

It was recently given again. Would it have been given for life?

What types of award for DLA are there?

Best wishes,
Rachel



I dont think there is any set rule for awards they look at what the needs are and award based on that. If you look at the a to z of medical problems there is some guide lines on award times

www.dwp.gov.uk/publications/specialist-g...-medical-conditions/

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Re:DLA Award Types? 8 years 8 months ago #44631

  • RachelPotter
Hi Dave, thanks for that :)

Found what I was looking for!

What does indefinate mean in today's climate?

Best wishes,
Rachel

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Re:DLA Award Types? 8 years 8 months ago #44634

  • originaldave
Fedup wrote:

Hi Dave, thanks for that :)

Found what I was looking for!

What does indefinate mean in today's climate?

Best wishes,
Rachel


till they decide to look again my paperwork arrived today and it says indefinate my original award for mobility high rate made about 15 years ago was for life and I never once heard from them in all that time and when I got IB it was 11 years I think before they sent me an IB 50 :laugh: that was about 2 years ago they awarded it for 5 years but last september i sent paper work saying I am exempt from medicals and they took it and wrote back saying no more medicals :)

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Re:DLA Award Types? 8 years 8 months ago #44637

Fedup

Have a look at this thread.

www.benefitsandwork.co.uk/forum?func=view&catid=10&id=44444

Gordon

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Re:DLA Award Types? 8 years 8 months ago #44642

  • RachelPotter
Thanks Dave, thanks Gordon!

It poses a bit of a moral dilemma for me. My friend said 'it's forever'.

Also, she says she will not loose her ESA as she is on DLA for life.

Not sure if I want to tackle it with her.

Hm, sorry, I am musing in text!

Perhaps I will leave it and help her out with this websites support when anything crops up!

Thankyou for your help,
Rachel

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