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stratton1617
stratton1617 Community member Posts: 6 Listener
Hope somebody can help.
i was awarded LCWRA on new style esa in 09/22 with a recommendation that work could be consider within 18 months.  Does that mean I may be reviewed imminently?  I also get enhanced pip for both.
Tia

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  • bobby123
    bobby123 Community member Posts: 238 Pioneering
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    There's massive backlogs for reviews even though they are back under way now.  Mine was for 25 months given back in march 2020 and I'm still waiting.

    But they say it's an ongoing award until told otherwise and the times given are just abguide
  • stratton1617
    stratton1617 Community member Posts: 6 Listener
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    Thanks for your reply. I guess it will vary by area. I’m in scotland. Hopefully it will be a while. Just causing anxiety as with everyone else waiting 👍🏻
  • carbow32
    carbow32 Community member Posts: 125 Pioneering
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    So many of us feel the same.  It creates anxiety.


  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,208 Disability Gamechanger
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    When found to have LCWRA I've never known a recommendation that work could be considered in 18 months. It's an ongoing award anyway until a new decision says otherwise.
    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.
  • stratton1617
    stratton1617 Community member Posts: 6 Listener
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  • stratton1617
    stratton1617 Community member Posts: 6 Listener
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    Hi. Have been by many told this is a standard letter received 
  • JonnycJonny
    JonnycJonny Scope Member Posts: 144 Pioneering
    edited January 25
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    It may be the Medical Report that you are referring to - the ESA 85. In the report a 'suggested' time frame is usually given by the assessor for a review - in the shorter term, medium or  longer term. A period of months may also be 'suggested'. They call this a prognosis period.

    Remember the DWP Decision Maker does not always go with the 'suggested' time frame and - as Poppy states - the award remains ongoing until otherwise.

    Best wishes
  • stratton1617
    stratton1617 Community member Posts: 6 Listener
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    Its the response to my esa50
  • JonnycJonny
    JonnycJonny Scope Member Posts: 144 Pioneering
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    As I thought that is an ESA85A Medical Report - you had a paper assessment.

    Not everyone receives the Health Professional's report - it must be requested by the claimant.

    The reports contain standard phrases that the health professional inputs - in your case 'work could be considered within 18 months'.

    'Could be considered' is the key phrase - this is only a suggested time frame and not set in stone.  

    A LCWRA award will remain ongoing until such time as the DWP refer you again for an assessment. Try not to fret about all this.

    Best wishes 




  • stratton1617
    stratton1617 Community member Posts: 6 Listener
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    Thankyou
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