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i have just applied for d.l.a for the first time in my own right but i have a son who on has recived it since he was young and i have to fill them in every 3-5 years depending what they tell you in the award letter, however i know someone who got a disabled son who gets awarded for life, yesterday i went to my local c.a.b and i asked her the same question you are asking and she said that its very rare that they do award it for life, shame though i dont like filling them in but now i finally found someone who will do all the hard work for me so i am more than happy.
hi i was wondering weather you can get DLA mobility for life or do you have to re apply every three years.
would be gratfull for any info alison
I do have a letter from the DLA stating indefinate for my mobility, which then changed to 2 years, for some reason known only to the Gods. I have asked for clarification.....we wait and see. One thing for sure, they do not seem to understand the words "longterm" and "progressive". I am sure they could issue both mobility and care for an indefinate period, given a person's diagnosis, medical evidence and lack of ability to carry out normal day to day activities without help.
It seems, no mater how many Drs or Consultants reports you offer, they still don't get it. That's my Sunday rant over with. :x