Severe disability allowance on ESA

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Hi iv had pip enhanced for daily living for 10 nonths.my partner has just been awarded enhanced daily living and mobility .i claim contrubution ESA for us both .is anyone aware if i can claim severe disability for the both of us .i am also in the suport group since december 2015

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    Not a clue with regards to couples ,but for a start i dont think its SDA anymore its severe disability PREMIUM

    I know you get it in support group ESA (this is meabs tested) you also get it in high rate care DLA

    & enhanced rate care PIP

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      A good indication is CHECK the amoubts in your award letter

      As i said couples amounts are different to single ckaims or for anyone who has a carer or underlying entitlement ....carers is means tested aswell

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      I checked my esa letter i dont even get the premium and im in the support .my partner was my carer up to april when he had a brain hemerage heard today of his pip award.should i call esa and advise of his award i know this wont effect esa and ask about severe disability im sure i should have been getting single rate ans now we should get couple rate of i think £123 extra

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    Can you tell me how many points you need for the support group I know it's 15 for esa I am very wored I have meatal health problems and Ibs the IBs does result in a vachution off the Bowels at least 4 times a mouth I get panick attacks and cannot go anywere without my career ,I do do not cook for myself as I have panick attacks and have Burt myself in the past got supporting letters from my GPs proper think I am and need help Before I go to the so called asment I cannot set a alarm my career does that 

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      I think its 12 .have you got a CPN or a consultant phychiatrist .they can give you reports to support you .then they might do your assesment on paper base like i had
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      I have Been on Disabletey for years then esa for 4 years yes I have a phychiatrist and supporting letters from my gp my gp looks after me the only thing that's changined is my IBs I did not have a lose off bowel only in the last six mouths if it's 15 just two get esa which I know I will get its the worey off Being put in a wrag group thanks anyway

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      is it 12 points on top off the 15 27 in toal if so I should be ok
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    Doing a benefits check using the information you have provided the weekly amounts of entitlement are

    Joint ESA claim as a couple £307.10 (includes all premiums)

    PIP (jointly) £222.05

    Plus Housing Benefit and Council Tax rebate.

    The ESA is means tested above the £114.85 Contribution threshold (PIP is not) so if you receive any other income it would be deducted £1 for £1.

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    Hi Jackie79930 I have been told u can my wife gets D.L.A and I have but in for pip. Tha person told me is up high in Things u are aloud to claim. I was in the same boat as u.. when I phoned up the lady on the phone seid Two people in a wheelchair can lookafter each other.
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