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vivienneferreira
vivienneferreira Community member Posts: 2 Listener
hello i know lctwra and pip are different but my problems fit both , i have just been awarded lctwra and have put a claim in for pip could i send pip my assesment as evidence as the things are very relevent to my claim?

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  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 56,191 Disability Gamechanger
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    Do you mean can you send your LCWRA assessment report as evidence for your PIP claim? If so then i see no harm in doing that.

    When filling out the PIP form you also need to make sure you include a couple of real world examples of exactly what happened the last time you attempted each descriptor that applies to you. Adding detailed information such as where you were, what exactly happened, did anyone see it and what the consequences were. You should aim for at least half an A4 side of paper per descriptor that applies.
    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.
  • vivienneferreira
    vivienneferreira Community member Posts: 2 Listener
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    thanks yes thats what i meant ,i have already sent tyhe form and filled it like you mentioned but thought this new assesment fro lctwra would help as well, it says on the email from pip to send any further evidence
  • Squeakypips
    Squeakypips Community member Posts: 23 Connected
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    A well-focused note from your GP could be useful. See if you can get them to use the precise wording you need for the PIP activity, with "cannot" or cannot safely at the front.   
    It was for me.
  • woodbine
    woodbine Community member Posts: 11,942 Disability Gamechanger
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    A well-focused note from your GP could be useful. See if you can get them to use the precise wording you need for the PIP activity, with "cannot" or cannot safely at the front.   
    It was for me.
    Not easy to get a GP to do that and often not taken with a pinch of salt by the DWP, the reason? A GP won't know how your daily life is affected which is what PIP is all about.
    2024 The year of the general election...the time for change is coming 💡

  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 56,191 Disability Gamechanger
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    I agree with woodbine here, letters from a GP carry very little weight. Not only that a GP is likely to charge for a letter and i wouldn't pay for such letter when my GP knows nothing about how much health conditions affect me.
    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.
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