‘PIP is barely for individuals with physical disabilities’
That is wrongly assumed by many individuals, but probably the most common reason for a claim is for support with a ‘hidden’ disability.
There are a whole lot of hundreds of individuals across the UK receiving PIP to assist them deal with a mental health condition, including stress, anxiety and depression.
The assessment criteria for PIP reflects a more complete consideration of the impact of people’ health conditions or impairments whether it’s physical, sensory, mental or cognitive.
‘PIP claims is not going to be considered for 3 months’
If you should claim PIP for the primary time there’s a 3 month qualifying period (that is the period during which you may have had a health condition or disability) and the needs arising out of your condition or disability have to be expected to last for an additional nine months.
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