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Confused about 'PIP'? A few common questions answered...

If you have received Disability Living Allowance (DLA) at any stage, you will recognise this letter. It is a letter of entitlement – in this example, ‘middle rate care’ and ‘low rate mobility’ components have been awarded – which is issued annually. 1,191 more words

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Wow!  It’s been 3 weeks since my last post about pretty much anything.  I’ve been posting things on my Instagram, but it’s easy to post to Insta where I need time to sit and type up a post here.   894 more words

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PIP Turned Down- Because Claimant Carried A Handbag

When we shared this post on Facebook,  we received this comment:

The mind boggles. One of the reasons I got turned down was that I carried a handbag And can read a newspaper. 67 more words

Politics

61chrissterry reblogged this on 61chrissterry and commented:

When my daughter does go out she insists in taking one of her handbags, but not because she requires the items in it. She takes her handbag because she sees other ladies carrying hand bags. She is mimicking how she preceives others and now it is part of her routine, but it plays no part in assessing her independence. Any assessor who believes a handbag is a relevant action to a persons independence is a fool and incompetent and should not be allowed to undertake assessments.

A woman who missed two appointments because she was in hospital for open heart surgery has been stripped of her benefits.

“A woman who missed two appointments because she was in hospital for open heart surgery has been stripped of her benefits.

Lyn Wright, who has a heart condition, says she has been left feeling suicidal as a result of the effect of the decision made by Capita, on behalf of the Department for Work and Pensions, to stop her Personal Independence Payments (PIP) which will see her lose almost £140 a week.”

Source – dailypost.co.uk

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Wet’n’Wild Sydney’s Food Truck Festival - Spring Sensations is bringing the best street food vendors to the West!

Wet’n’Wild Sydney’s Food Truck Festival – Spring Sensations is bringing the best street food vendors to the West!

Wet’n’Wild Sydney’s Food Truck Festival – Spring Sensations is bringing the best street food vendors to the West in an all new event sure to take your taste buds on a culinary adventure. 71 more words

Pip

Why my food images dont look like something from a magazine photoshoot!

Why dont my food pictures look perfect?! Why do some foodies have beautiful bright, clean amazing images of food and yours look…

What? Like they would if you took it yourself? 142 more words

Pip

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Do you have a carer? And what defines a ‘carer’ anyway?

I never thought of myself as someone who needed a carer, but my mental healthcare team now formally recognise my husband as my carer. 1,266 more words