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Disability grants will my bro be eligible????

kaurkaur Posts: 45Member Connected
He had an accident he walks on crutches but is in alot of pain ...pain atm we are trying to help him as he needs the support and help to gain his independence back.

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  • simonsablesimonsable Posts: 76Member Connected
    He might be able to get Personal Independence Payments and Employment Support Allowance..

    Does he need help at home? If so, with what tasks?
  • kaurkaur Posts: 45Member Connected
    Daily living tasks and mobility outdoors and social support once strong and well enough do some voluntary or permitted work where he can still keep his esa
  • kaurkaur Posts: 45Member Connected
    He unfortunately accumulated a lot of debits due to his gambling addiction and he has emotion unstable personality disorder EUPD
  • kaurkaur Posts: 45Member Connected
    He could do with a motored wheel chair or a scooter to get about as he cant walk distances due to poor mobility and he has a hip infection waiting for treatment from the nhs but he doesnt look after himself that well he misses appointment s forgets to ring gp doesnt want to make a fuss.  He has very little confidence his EUPD makes it hard for him to engage with professionals :(
  • simonsablesimonsable Posts: 76Member Connected
    I would have thought he is entitled to Personal Independence Payment but perhaps consider having someone looking after it for him
  • kaurkaur Posts: 45Member Connected
    True were trying to get appointee in place
  • wilkowilko Posts: 1,919Member Disability Gamechanger
    Hello a good staring point would be a self test on the benefits and work site to see if you would qualify for PIP, be honest with the self test as you will give yourself a false hope.see if you match any of the descriptors remember you need 8 or more points to be awarded low rate and 12 points for the enhanced award. Good luck in your self test.
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