Appendix: Daily living and mobility activities and descriptors

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I have a hearing loss — how will the introduction of PIP affect me?

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What are the 12 everyday activities?

These are divided into 10 daily living activities and two mobility activities:
Daily living activities
• Preparing food
• Taking nutrition
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When is Personal Independence Payment (PIP) being introduced?

The government introduced PIP on 8 April 2013. However, the change is being rolled out in stages over a number Read more about When is Personal Independence Payment (PIP) being introduced?

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What are the similarities and differences between PIP and DLA?

Personal Independence Payment (PIP) has some similarities to Disability Living Allowance (DLA), yet it is different in significant ways.
The main Read more about What are the similarities and differences between PIP and DLA?

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Will I be affected by the introduction of Personal Independence Payment (PIP)?

Everyone of working age who currently receives DLA or wishes to claim the benefit will need to apply for PIP.
However, Read more about Will I be affected by the introduction of Personal Independence Payment (PIP)?

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How much is Personal Independence Payment (PIP)?

There are ‘standard’ and ‘enhanced’ rates for each component of PIP.
The proposed weekly rates for 2013/14 are:

Daily living component
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