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PIP and ESA help?

itpotitpot Member Posts: 3 Listener
edited October 2017 in PIP, DLA and AA
I'm new to this site. I am in support group ESA but just been sent a new form to claim again! I have sent form off and awaiting to see if I have to go for f/face . My question is I not long ago passed my P.I.P (though they dropped me to standard mobility) if I get put in wrag group will I lose my P.I.P ?

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  • CockneyRebelCockneyRebel Community champion Posts: 5,256 Disability Gamechanger
    edited October 2017
    Hi itpot and welcome

    PIP and ESA are separate benefits, You will not lose your PIP award . Many people  work full time and still meet the criteria for PIP

    CR
    Be all you can be, make  every day count. Namaste
  • itpotitpot Member Posts: 3 Listener
    Thank you CockneyRebel for taken the time to reply, I'm very worried and stressed about it all.
  • CockneyRebelCockneyRebel Community champion Posts: 5,256 Disability Gamechanger
    You are most welcome. I know any claim can be stressful but your PIP is safe until your reveiw

    CR
    Be all you can be, make  every day count. Namaste
  • steve51steve51 Community champion Posts: 6,695 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @itpot

    A very very big welcome to our online family !!!!!!

    How are you feeling today about your benefits ????

    I have put a link below for your to some info with regards to benefits on our website.

    https://community.scope.org.uk/categories/benefits-and-finances?
    https://community.scope.org.uk/categories/benefits-and-finances?_ga=2.232213087.1901814054.1508962214-329981180.1498300069

    I hope that is ok ????????

  • BenefitsTrainingCoBenefitsTrainingCo Member Posts: 2,692 Pioneering
    itpotitpot,

    As CR has advised, PIP and ESA are separate. PIP isn't a work-related benefit at all, so don't worry, you will still get your PIP whatever happens to your ESA.

    If you have a long-term condition, it's possible that after this next assessment they'll tell you that you won't be assessed again. It depends whether you are likely to improve or be able to work in the future, though.  You can only avoid further reassessments if you get in the support group again as well as meeting the other conditions and being unlikely to experience an improvement, and even then it still depends on the assessor's report.

    Will
    The Benefits Training Co:
    Paul Bradley
    Michael Chambers
    Will Hadwen
    Sarah Hayle
    Maria Solomon
    David Stickland
  • itpotitpot Member Posts: 3 Listener
    Thank you very much Steve 51 for taken the time to post the links, I'm very stressed about the whole process of having to go through it all again! especially as I'm already in the support group,
    Also thank you Will, fingers crossed I haven't heard anything yet! 
    Sorry its taken so long to reply I've not been too good at the moment. But you never know tomorrow is a new day!
    Good luck to all whom are waiting! 



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