After hearing all the horror stories about applying for PIP we were pleasantly surprised last week when SWMBO got the letter confirming Higher Rate Care and Standard Rate Mobility.
This will be most helpful as she has had to reduce her hours at work to only 12, primarily due to extreme fatigue.
The forms were filled in by the local Disability Charity who were wonderful and did a very professional and detailed job.
The assessment, which we were dreading and I was geared up for a massive argument and or fisticuffs with the assessor ,was nothing like expected. She was an ex nurse who had experience of Parkinsons, couldnt have been kinder and made it obvious that she knew we werent 'trying it on'.
Much relief, now if they can only find a cure life could get back to some semblance of normality.