Hi all, just wanted to share that yesterday I went for a mobility assessment as I applied for a blue badge. Well I thought the worst thing is they say no. But instead they requested a mobility assessment which I was dreading to be honest.
Anyway I went along to it yesterday, I was asked all about my illnesses that I had put on the application which was, PMR, RA, Diabetes and Asthma. I was asked at an average day what level my pain was on their score chart and what was the score today etc. Then they had a route for me to walk with the OT lady behind me watching how I walked and timing me. I didn't realise I was that bad lol as she stopped me halfway and said she would not make me do anymore as it was clear I was in pain. She put me in another room and fetched my mum from the original room we were in as she had driven me there. She said I was clearly eligible and she would let county hall know her outcome and they will take the £10 payment from my card details I had put on the app.
10 mins later I was home and looked at my emails as I do several times a day and low and behold they had already emailed me to say my app was successful and that they had already charged my card. I now just wait for it in the post. I am so pleased as now I can apply for a parking bay outside our home then my hubby might even take me out as the parking down our street can be bad. So I am all smiles.
Anyway as you know I got low rate care dLA a few months ago so now do I let them know about the blue badge and assessment to see if they will give me any mobility component?
Keep smiling, I am