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LisaRose909 Community member Posts: 8 Listener
edited January 28 in Start here and say hello!
Hi everyone ๐Ÿ’–๐Ÿ’–๐Ÿ’–


  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 54,275 Disability Gamechanger
    It happens unfortunately. The assessor doesn't have to have any knowledge of any specific medical conditions because PIP isn't awarded based on any diagnosis. The assessment process is for them to gather more evidence to support your claim. The report will be their opinion based on everything you wrote in the form, any additional evidence you sent and what you said during the assessment. It's not for them to write word for word everything you said.ย 

    Have you had the decision yet or just the report? Sorry if I missed that but found what you wrote difficult to follow without paragraphs. If you haven't yet had the decision you will need to wait for that before requesting the MR.

    You should put the request in writing stating where and why you think you should have scored those points. It's fine to point out 3 or 3 errors and/or contradictions in the report but then put it to one side and forget about it. Concentrating wholly on that will not get you a PIP award.

    When you filled out the form if you didn't give a couple of real world examples of the difficulties you had ย the last time you attempted each descriptor that applies to you then you should do that now. Include 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.

    ย The most likely outcome of the MR will be the decision doesn't change because only about 23% of them do. If this happens you can proceed to Tribunal.ย 

    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.
  • Albus_Scope
    Albus_Scope Posts: 4,214 Scope online community team
    Hi @LisaRose909 and welcome to the community.ย 

    I can see poppy answered your question, but I wanted to stop in and say hi. :)
    Albus (he/him)

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