PIP claimants can obtain extra assist and perks on high of their precise funds underneath sure situations. This will embrace extra cash on high of present advantages, a discount in council tax or reductions on journey prices.
PIP itself will present a fee of between £23.60 and £151.40 per week relying on the severity of the claimants situation(s).
The quantity might be based mostly on how the situation impacts the claimant and never the precise situation itself.
Claimants could also be assessed by a well being skilled to find out how a lot they shuold obtain from PIP.
These assessments will often happen to ensure the claimant is getting the proper degree of assist.
Preliminary claims for PIP might be remodeled the telephone or by submit and claimants might want to have the next info prepared:
- their contact particulars, for instance phone quantity
- their date of start
- their Nationwide Insurance coverage quantity – that is on letters about tax, pensions and advantages
- their financial institution or constructing society account quantity and type code
- their physician or well being employee’s identify, handle and phone quantity
- dates and addresses for any time they’ve spent overseas, in a care residence or hospital