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Hi, my name is rottiemum!

rottiemum Community member Posts: 1 Listener
Hi, I live in Scotland, my ADP app has been with decision makers 4weeks now, has anyone had anything similar


  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 55,309 Disability Gamechanger
    edited January 2023
    There's been very little feedback for ADP applications so i can't really answer your question. All you can do really is wait for the decision, hopefully not too much longer. Timescales are only ever a guide and will depend on backlogs, which can delay the process. 
    I would appreciate it if members wouldn't tag me please. I have all notifcations turned off and wouldn't want a member thinking i'm being rude by not replying.
    If i see a question that i know the answer to i will try my best to help.
  • Alex_Alumni
    Alex_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 7,562 Disability Gamechanger
    Hello there @rottiemum and welcome, thanks for reaching out with your query today :) As ADP is so new, we haven't had many Scottish members log on to share their experiences in the way we do with PIP.

    Hopefully it won't be too much longer for you, you'll have to let us know how you get on. 

    I did find this information from the Scottish Government website:
    Letting you know the decision
    Social Security Scotland will send you a letter with the decision. This letter is called a notice of determination.
    Social Security Scotland aim to make a decision after:
    • getting your completed application
    • consultation has taken place (only if you were asked to take part in one)
    • getting any more information they need
    If you have a terminal illness, Social Security Scotland will aim to make a decision as quickly as possible, in around 7 working days. 
    Social Security Scotland is learning from stakeholders how to:
    • meet this aim
    • gather the information needed from health professionals
    As Adult Disability Payment is a new service, some processes may take longer. Processing applications can also take longer because of high demand.
    How was your consultation, if you had one? :)
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