Adults aged 16 to 64 who need extra help because of an illness, disability or mental health condition may be entitled to Personal Independence Payment (PIP). PIP has both daily living and mobility components and considers the following activities:
- Preparing and cooking food
- Eating and drinking
- Managing your treatments
- Washing and bathing
- Managing toilet needs or incontinence
- Dressing and undressing
- Communicating with other people
- Reading and understanding written information
- Mixing with others
- Making decisions about money
- Planning a journey or following a route
- Moving around
Since the introduction of PIP there has been a significant increase in the number of people challenging their PIP decision and submitting an appeal.
Makin Life Easier is able to support individuals with their PIP appeal by compiling a detailed written report examining in detail the twelve activities considered as part of the PIP assessment. As an Occupational Therapist Kate is an expert in activity analysis and portraying the skills required for specific tasks. For an appeal evidence is then provided, where appropriate, to demonstrate the difficulties that the claimant has in relation to the twelve core activities.
Makin Life Easier offers competitive rates for PIP appeal reports and to date these have all been successful in supporting individuals to win their PIP appeal and receive the disability benefits that they are entitled to.