What you need to know about Obesity
|What is Obesity?
Obesity is when a person is carrying too much body fat for their height and sex.. . . . … Read more on NHS Choices - Obesity
|What evidence is available?
The claimant should be able to provide sufficient evidence with regard to his/her disabling effects from the claim pack..….Read more about evidence sources
|Activities of Daily Living and mobility needs
Obsessions and compulsions are distressing, time consuming and have a negative impact on the person’s interpersonal relationships and career….Read more about ADL and mobility needs
|How long will the needs last?
There are many complex factors that influence weight loss in the individual including genetic, environmental and behavioural influences.….Read more about award duration
There is a natural tendency for people to put weight on as they get older, part of the reason being that they are less active...… Read more about effects in the over 65 age group
Amended June 2013