One of the reasons why people could be missing out on DWP benefits may be that they are unaware their health condition makes them eligible for help.
Some 70 health condtions generally qualify for PIP which is paid to people who haven’t yet reached state pension age.
Eligible health conditions include psychiatric disorders, musculoskeletal disease and respiratory disease.
How much someone receives in PIP depends on how the health condition affects them, but it can be worth up to £627.90 a month.
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