"This...applies to claimants where leaving the home and undertaking any journey causes overwhelming psychological distress and where they need prompting on the majority of days to be able to go out.

[The person who helps you might do this by] reminding, encouraging or explaining...

[This help] can take place either before or during a journey.

[The distress must relate] to an enduring mental health condition or intellectual or cognitive impairment which results in a
severe anxiety state in which the symptoms are so severe that the person is unable to function. This may occur in conditions such as generalised anxiety disorder, panic disorder, dementia or agoraphobia..."

Last updated October 2015