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PIP- what else is available?

DestinyDestiny Member Posts: 7 Listener
edited July 2018 in PIP, DLA and AA
I am new to this site. Would just like to know what is available to people on PIP. I have recently been awarded adv mobility and std care. 

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  • markyboymarkyboy Member Posts: 374 Pioneering
    with enhanced mobility you get automatic blue badge and free car tax
  • Pippa_ScopePippa_Scope Member Posts: 5,856 Disability Gamechanger
  • poppy123456poppy123456 Community champion Posts: 19,352 Disability Gamechanger
    Destiny said:
    I am new to this site. Would just like to know what is available to people on PIP. I have recently been awarded adv mobility and std care. 
    That would totally depend on circumstances and what, if any means tested benefits you claim.
    Community champion and proud winner of the 2019 empowering others award. This award was given for supporting disabled people and their families for the benefit advice i have given to members here on the community.
  • poppy123456poppy123456 Community champion Posts: 19,352 Disability Gamechanger
    markyboy said:
    with enhanced mobility you get automatic blue badge and free car tax
    Automatically being entitled to a blue badge will depend on where the claimant scored the points in the mobility part. If it was 8 points or more in the moving around part of PIP then this will entitle them automatically. Following and planning a journey doesn't ....yet. Local councils haven't yet changed this part.
    Community champion and proud winner of the 2019 empowering others award. This award was given for supporting disabled people and their families for the benefit advice i have given to members here on the community.
  • DestinyDestiny Member Posts: 7 Listener
    I am on ESA SG and SDP. Standard care PIP and enhanced mobility  pip.
  • DestinyDestiny Member Posts: 7 Listener
    I have a car on motobility and blue badges. But is there grants for stair lifts etc. Or mobility scooters. 
  • Pippa_ScopePippa_Scope Member Posts: 5,856 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @Destiny, you may like to try this grants search to see if there's anything you may be eligible for.
  • poppy123456poppy123456 Community champion Posts: 19,352 Disability Gamechanger
    Destiny said:
    I have a car on motobility and blue badges. But is there grants for stair lifts etc. Or mobility scooters. 
    For mobility scooters try looking on gumtree in your area, or even on local facebook groups. You'll be amazed at the amount of people selling them and they are always that expensive.
    Community champion and proud winner of the 2019 empowering others award. This award was given for supporting disabled people and their families for the benefit advice i have given to members here on the community.
  • DestinyDestiny Member Posts: 7 Listener
    Thank you poppy. 
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