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Pip points system

mackems1973mackems1973 Posts: 7Member Listener
Hello.I have just received my assessment forms from pip.they gave me 13 points for daily living and 12 points for the mobility part.I am chronically with arthritis and have been on DLA sinie 1993.is this points total enough to get me my car again.any help would be appreciated. Thanks

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  • NystagmiteNystagmite Posts: 610Member Chatterbox
    edited January 19
    Yes it's enough. You need 12 points to get the car / enhanced PIP. (either part)
  • mackems1973mackems1973 Posts: 7Member Listener
    I was given too believe that they can change the desicion even if you have the credited amount of points.it' up to the dwp,is this something that you have heard or know about?.your help is much appreciated. M
  • CockneyRebelCockneyRebel Posts: 4,139Member, Community champion Brian Blessed
    The final decision is with the DWP but they usually agree with the report

    CR
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  • poppy123456poppy123456 Posts: 4,900Member, Community champion Brian Blessed
    Yes it's enough. You need 12 points to get the car / enhanced PIP. (either part)
    That's incorrect. For the mobility car it's Enhanced Mobility part (12 points) and not daily living part.
  • BenefitsTrainingCoBenefitsTrainingCo Posts: 2,507Member, Community advisor Chatterbox
    Hi mackems1973mackems1973,

    As poppy says, you need 12 points to in the mobility activities to get a Motability vehicle. You have the 12 you need. As CR says, the DWP usually follow the assessor's report. It's possible for the DWP to change the points (they certainly have the power to do so), but it's unusual. It will also depend on medical evidence you have sent in, but the DWP usually take the assessor's report as their guideline.

    Hopefully it will all work out for you, and you'll get enhanced rates for both components, with the option to use the mobility component to lease a car if you wish.

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  • mackems1973mackems1973 Posts: 7Member Listener
    Many thanks for kind words.I really appreciate your feedback on this matter.is am a lot more relaxed with all the comments that have been returned to me.cheers everyone. M
  • kinetic1kinetic1 Posts: 3Member Listener
    I got 12 points but got no money
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  • whistleswhistles Posts: 1,603Member Brian Blessed
    Good luck and let us know. We are a friendly group.

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  • whistleswhistles Posts: 1,603Member Brian Blessed
    BenefitsTrainingCo It's possible for the DWP to change the points (they certainly have the power to do so), but it's unusual. 
    Trust me to be unusual. 
    The dwp took points off the assessor.
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  • booth273booth273 Posts: 8Member Listener
    whistles said:
    BenefitsTrainingCo It's possible for the DWP to change the points (they certainly have the power to do so), but it's unusual. 
    Trust me to be unusual. 
    The dwp took points off the assessor.
    Thats not fair! I hope you will challenge this.... I am waiting to hear back from my 'appeal' as they made an error on the form as in they ticked the wrong box to what I had ticked! Hoping to get something as been on DLA / Mobility for 19 yrs! Good Luck  - it is so stressful !
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