ABOUT:

Learn who should get the mobility component of PIP on mental health grounds – know the law and how to use it to get the correct award.

This module explains who is entitled to the mobility component of PIP on mental health grounds. You will learn how to use the disability, fluctuating conditions, and reliability criteria to fill out the relevant question in the PIP form effectively.

THIS MODULE WILL HELP YOU:

  • Understand entitlement to the mobility component of PIP on mental health grounds

  • Provide an accurate and focused answer to the questions on 'Going out' in the PIP2 form

  • Come to your own decision about your entitlement to the mobility component of PIP

  • Understand how many points and what rate you should get

  • Use the PIP 'points descriptors' and rules about 'reliability' and 'fluctuating conditions'

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MODULE OUTLINE:

Our online modules are split into parts, and track your progress, so you can pause and resume your learning at times that suit you.
  • 1

    INTRODUCTION

    • Welcome!

    • Learning outcomes

    • Discussion

  • 2

    PART 1: THE MOBILITY COMPONENT

    • What is the mobility component?

    • Activity 1: Planning and following journeys

    • Activity 2: Moving around

    • Question 13: 'Going out'

    • Summary

    • Test your knowledge

  • 3

    PART 2: MENTAL HEALTH

    • Mental health conditions

    • Discussion

    • Case studies: Tony, Tunde and Karla

  • 4

    PART 3: GOING OUT

    • Going out: Overview

    • Part a: Familiar journeys

    • Part b: Unfamiliar journeys

    • Part c: Distress

    • What box should they tick?

    • Part d: Extra information

  • 5

    PART 4: THE DESCRIPTORS

    • The descriptors

    • Plan, undertake, and follow

    • Planning a journey

    • Undertaking a journey

    • Following a journey

    • Test your knowledge

    • Using the Descriptors

  • 6

    PART 5: RELIABILITY AND VARYING CONDITIONS

    • Overview

    • Regulation 7: Fluctuating conditions

    • Regulation 4: Reliability

    • Test your knowledge

  • 7

    PART 6: CONSTRUCTING YOUR ANSWER

    • Five steps to a complete answer

    • Karla's Answers

  • 8

    REFLECTION AND RESOURCES

    • Summary

    • Reflect on the learning outcomes

    • Further Resources