I'm actually hugely surprised .
I was required to reapply for PIP a few weeks ago ( even though I still had a year left of original award!).
As my mum had just passed away, I didn't have the necessary focus when completing it and it literally took me less than ten minutes to complete . As some of you will know, I had both hips and both knees replaced a couple of years ago. However, operation of feet was less than successful and I struggle with the pain in my neck and spine- even though I still struggle with my mobility because of replacements I'd accepted that if awarded anything, it would likely only be in relation to the care element .
The pleasant surprise is My award hasn't changed. I have been awarded the enhanced rate in both elements AND without the need for face to face assessment.
Relieved is an understatement!!