“Carol* Carol suffers from a severe debilitating OCD which makes her very anxious, coupled with Crohn’s disease and has to wear a stent both day and night. Her Personal Independence Payment (PIP) was stopped 2 years ago when her indefinite Disability Allowance was changed.
The Crisis Team represented Carol for over twelve months, responding to requests for further information on her behalf from The Tribunal found in favour of Carol, who has been awarded the enhanced rate of the Daily Living Component.
During this time, Carol’s only support was her elderly mum who is in her 90s, the Crisis Team, her Social Prescribing Link Worker and her GP.
The Tribunal found in favour of Carol, who has been awarded the enhanced rate of the Daily Living Component and the enhanced rate of the Mobility
Component – a life-changing decision for both her and her mother, who has been very worried about the future of her daughter when she is longer here.
Carol is looking forward to a stress free and a financially secure future.”
*not her real name