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Blue Badge

uk23150

Registered User
Sep 5, 2014
22
I am having difficulty getting a Blue Badge for my Mother who had severe Dementia.
Have any other members got any examples or advice please, to help me in my Appeal procedure.
Thank you.


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jimbo 111

Registered User
Jan 23, 2009
5,080
North Bucks
They seem to be getting a lot tougher about who gets a blue badge these days and trying to limit it to those with severe physical limitations. It has been discussed in the past (link below) where some interesting things and useful links were posted.
K
http://forum.alzheimers.org.uk/showthread.php?66922-Blue-Badge

More recently there have been some posts on the problems of getting a permit for those responsible for the care of Alzheimer's patients
http://forum.alzheimers.org.uk/showthread.php?82220-Questiin

It seems a crazy philosophy to me when the main criteria is;can you walk 50yds ?
and gain a permit , when the same person could spend ages walking around a supermarket
Yet refuse a permit to someone who could be frantic looking after someone with dementia and the problems they face

jimbo
 

opaline

Registered User
Nov 13, 2014
182
Has the person in question been formally diagnosed? If so, I would speak to their GP, x
 

nitram

Registered User
Apr 6, 2011
20,638
North Manchester
"Has the person in question been formally diagnosed? If so, I would speak to their GP, x"

Assuming England.

A Blue Badge is automatically issued if page 5 can be met else it's page 6
https://www.gov.uk/government/uploa...t_data/file/197719/can-i-get-a-blue-badge.pdf

My LA insists on an assessment being performed if they think there is a good case for a discretionary badge, the outcome is decided on performance at this assessment, scant attention is paid to any other reports. They pay for the assessment.
 

uk23150

Registered User
Sep 5, 2014
22
Dear All! Thank you very much for your responses - I will have a look at all links! Really grateful I have you all here so I can share things with you and you would know and understand our needs - Thank you all!


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