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TOPIC: PIP form

PIP form 1 week 4 days ago #227692

Hello, I am currently filling in the PIP form and I have a question. If, for example, I answer no to both questions Q8a and Q8b because I don't need to use an aid or appliance to dress and I don't need help from another person to dress, but getting dressed does cause me pain (lifting my arms to take off a jumper, for example), can I still give information in the 'extra information' box? I am confused and don't want to do anything wrong. Thanks for your help.

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PIP form 1 week 4 days ago #227703

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Yes, you should explain your problems in the comments box but it may not be that easy!

First, you are not required to complete the PIP activities pain free, however, any pain that reasonably prevents you from completing the activity should be considered, this comes under the heading of completing the activities reliably, the PIP Claim guide has more about this.

You will be assessed on how you are on the majority of days.

If you are hoping to score higher then you will also need to explain why an aid would not allow you to complete the activity, or why assistance from another person would not.

Gordon
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