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TOPIC: taking nutrition

taking nutrition 3 months 4 weeks ago #235703

On pip claim form in taking nutrition it is stated that due to extreme hyperkeratotic eczema in both hands which causes splitting and bleeding skin and the need to wear prescribed cotton gloves to protect the skin that easy grip adapted cutlery is used in assisting because of reduced grip and pain and discomfort.It also states that assistance is required to cut certain foods because of these problems.This is backed up by evidence from Dermatology Clinic.The assessor reports 0 points then states in her report - Restriction of difficulty cutting foods is not considered within the scope of the activity.What exactly do you think she is claiming as I have my own ideas.

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taking nutrition 3 months 4 weeks ago #235705

ginger

You should remind the DM of Descriptor;

4.b. Needs
(iii) assistance to be able to cut up food. 2 points.

Gordon
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