Disabled people are being wrongly denied benefits. I help get them back

Disabled people are being wrongly denied benefits. I help get them back
 

“Do you ever hang on to the sink to help you get up off the toilet?” Not necessarily a conventional conversation piece, but occasionally a question I ask in a personal independence payment (PIP) appeal tribunal.
I’m one of a three-person tribunal that hears appeals from disabled people who have been refused either PIP, disability living allowance or attendance allowance; three benefits that are designed to help meet the extra costs of living with a disability or long-term condition.
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12 October 2016 in Health, Views: 43
Source: Guardian
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