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TOPIC: PIP Descriptor 6

PIP Descriptor 6 2 months 3 days ago #230481

With respect to the PIP Descriptor 'Dressing and Undressing' what would an example of "adapted clothing" be compared to a shirt or trousers which have buttons and zips? Also is adapted clothing readily available at reasonable cost?

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PIP Descriptor 6 2 months 3 days ago #230507

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The requirement for the activity is that the clothing is not adapted.

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PIP Descriptor 6 2 months 3 days ago #230524

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What then is the situation if the HCP considers that you could carry out the activity but with adapted clothing and consequently gives you a lower score for that activity?

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PIP Descriptor 6 2 months 3 days ago #230537

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That would be a misinterpretation of the Descriptors but without any context, I can't say any more.

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