ABOUT:

Learn who should get the mobility component of PIP on physical 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 physical 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 physical health grounds

  • Provide an accurate and focused answer to the question on 'Moving around' 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

    • Quick quiz

  • 2

    PART 1: THE MOBILITY COMPONENT

    • What is the mobility component?

    • Activity 1: Planning and following journeys

    • Activity 2: Moving around

    • Question 14: Moving around

    • Summary

  • 3

    PART 2: PHYSICAL CONDITIONS

    • Physical health conditions

    • Somatic conditions

    • Discussion

  • 4

    PART 3: THE PIP2 FORM

    • Question 14: Introduction

    • The question

    • Which box should they tick?

  • 5

    PART 4: THE DESCRIPTORS

    • The descriptors

    • Stand and then move

    • Bowling green or Ben Nevis?

    • Walking aids

    • How far can they walk?

    • Using the Descriptors

  • 6

    PART 5: RELIABILITY AND FLUCTUATING CONDITIONS

    • Overview

    • Regulation 7: Fluctuating conditions

    • Fluctuating conditions: which descriptors?

    • Regulation 4: Reliability

    • Safely

    • To an acceptable standard

    • Repeatedly

    • In a reasonable time

    • Using the rules together

    • Reliability: test your knowledge

  • 7

    PART 6: CONSTRUCTING YOUR ANSWER

    • Five steps to a complete answer

    • Sonja's answers

  • 8

    REFLECTION AND RESOURCES

    • Summary

    • Reflect on the learning outcomes

    • Further Resources