From April 2013 a new benefit, Personal Independence Payment (PIP), started to replace Disability Living Allowance for disabled people aged 16 to 64.
Personal Independence Payment has many similarities with Disability Living Allowance including:
- It has a daily living component, which has similarities to the current care component.
- it has a mobility component.
- It is a non-means tested tax-free payment.
What it could mean for you
- If you’re of working age and claiming this benefit you’ll be reassessed.
The assessment is stricter which may mean a change to your benefits.
View the eligibility criteria
Preparing for the changes
Here are some things you may wish to consider:
The Department for Work and Pensions administer this benefit and has information available on the GOV.UK website.