How long does a decision take for personal independence payment?

How long does a decision take for personal independence payment?

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It is the situation, of a permanent nature, in which people find themselves who, for reasons derived from age, illness or disability and linked to the lack or loss of physical, mental, intellectual or sensory autonomy, need the attention of another person or persons or significant assistance to carry out basic activities of daily living or, in the case of people with intellectual disabilities or mental illness, other support for personal autonomy.

The ability to control, cope with and make, on one’s own initiative, personal decisions about how to live according to one’s own rules and preferences, and also to carry out basic activities of daily living.

These are those that allow the person to develop with a minimum of autonomy and independence, such as personal care, basic domestic activities, essential mobility, recognizing people and objects, orienting oneself, and understanding and executing simple orders or tasks, etc.

The degree and level of dependency are determined by applying the scale agreed by the Territorial Council of the System for Autonomy and Dependency Care, approved by the State Government by Royal Decree 504/2007 of April 20, 2007.

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Royal Decree 1051/2013, of December 27, which regulates the benefits of the System for Autonomy and Care for Dependency, established in Law 39/2006, of December 14, on the Promotion of Personal Autonomy and Care for people in a situation of dependency.

Article 10.3 of Law 39/2006, of December 14, on the Promotion of Personal Autonomy and Care for Dependent Persons provides that the Government, by Royal Decree, shall approve the criteria established by the Territorial Council of Social Services and the System for Autonomy and Care for Dependency to determine the intensity of protection of the services and the compatibility between them. Likewise, Article 20 of the aforementioned law establishes that the amounts of the economic benefits, once agreed by the Territorial Council, will be approved by the Government by Royal Decree.

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Royal Decree 175/2011, of February 11, incorporated the criteria on the intensities of protection of the services, the amount of the economic benefits and the requirements and conditions of access to the economic benefit for care in the family environment that may be recognized for persons in a situation of dependency in degree I, of moderate dependency, since during 2011 persons assessed in this degree had access to the System for Autonomy and Care for Dependency (hereinafter SAAD).

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For women, autonomy means having the capacity and concrete conditions to freely make the decisions that affect their lives. Achieving greater autonomy requires many and varied issues, including freeing women from exclusive responsibility for reproductive and care tasks, including the exercise of reproductive rights; ending gender-based violence; and taking all necessary measures to enable women to participate in decision-making on an equal footing.

Decree 1051 of 2013

It is the situation, of a permanent nature, in which people find themselves who, for reasons derived from age, illness or disability and linked to the lack or loss of physical, mental, intellectual or sensory autonomy, require the attention of another person or persons or significant aids to perform basic activities of daily living or, in the case of people with intellectual disabilities or mental illness, other support for their personal autonomy.

The most basic tasks that allow people to function independently in areas such as personal care (eating and drinking, washing, controlling urination and defecation needs…); essential mobility (getting up, lying down…); recognizing people and objects, orienting oneself, understanding and executing simple commands and tasks.

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(As of July 15, 2012, the classification of the situation of dependency is made in degrees. However, the assessment in degrees and levels of persons who had obtained the resolution of dependency assessment prior to that date, without requiring a new assessment, will remain in effect. In the event that their dependency status is reviewed for any reason, the new assessment will be made in degrees).