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TOPIC: PIP - dressing and undressing

PIP - dressing and undressing 4 days 2 hours ago #241440

Hi there.

I've FINALLY got my pip assessment on Friday having applied back in February! Just wanted to clarify now I'm making some notes for the assessor, would being unable to fasten a bra be considered as unable to dress top half? Or would you be expected to just put a t shirt on without one and that be acceptable? Apologies if this question causes embarrassment.

Thank you

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PIP - dressing and undressing 4 days 1 hour ago #241450

Rebecca

Clothing has to be appropriate so you could argue that a bra is required but counter arguments might include; fastening the bra in a different way, for example on the front and then moving slipping it around your body, using an aid to fasten it and your wearing bras that do not require fastening, so you need to think about how you might counter these.

Gordon

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PIP - dressing and undressing 3 days 23 hours ago #241459

You will need to really think about how you answer that one Rebecca as the range of bras and fastening these days is so varied that it's not difficult to buy a bra that just slips over your head.

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PIP - dressing and undressing 3 days 19 hours ago #241481

Thank you both for your help. I struggle with that range of movement full stop, it is a difficultly I have, I just didn't know if there was any weight to mentioning it. Thank you again

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