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Question - DLA, AND PIP

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natalie

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HI Follks,

I have a question; couldn't there be an easy transition, from dla, within into pip, without having to go through the hassle, and unecessary performance, and stress, to separarly apply. If one could make an internal switch - to use an expression, just like that, it would make benefits lives for most people including me, far easier to manage, than to go through so to speak the whole hog, of separatly, starting to apply over again, for a brand new claim, it would make things far simpler.


I'll be surprised, if for any such ending of one benefit, if there could be plans in the future for an internal switch over, and I'll bet, that the once a month payment figures, will remain absolutely - THE SAME. AND THEREFORE, THERE WOULDN'T BE ANY ALTERATIONS, ON THAT NOTE.
 
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Hi Natalie,

My girlfriend has just been through this process, a couple of months ago the PIP form came through the door. The way I understand it is as long as you get your PIP form back before the due date you will have your DLA paid until they make a decision on whether or not your awarded PIP. Personally I'm waiting for a PIP form to come through the door but at the moment I'm still receiving DLA.

Sorry if my above reply is a little unclear I've had a couple of beers,
 
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ramboghettouk

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if your getting mobility component dla you'll probably lose it on the transfer to pip if your mentally ill, depends on your representation and the power of the guns gunning for you
 
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nightmare57

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With ESA if your disability is deemed severe enough you won't have to attend future ESA assessments. They have no plans to do that with PIP.
 
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ramboghettouk

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With ESA if your disability is deemed severe enough you won't have to attend future ESA assessments. They have no plans to do that with PIP.
and what gp is going to deem your disability that severe and risk it getting back to his patient, one friend took this diagnosis hypermanic episodes of an affective nature very seriously indeed he ended up appealing to a tribunal for dla before the tribunal they sent him the paperwork, the gp had put paranoid schitzoprenia
 
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