Started claim in December — Scope | Disability forum
If we become concerned about you or anyone else while using one of our services, we will act in line with our safeguarding policy and procedures. This may involve sharing this information with relevant authorities to ensure we comply with our policies and legal obligations.

Find out how to let us know if you're concerned about another member's safety.
Please read our updated community house rules and community guidelines.

Started claim in December

Options
earthy
earthy Community member Posts: 1 Listener
Hello 
I applied in December for PIP.
Second week of February I received messaging stating that a health professional is looking at my claim.
Today I got a phone call from the doctor (I had a review app for my mental health) and she mentioned PIP got in touch with my gp and the gp has sent all the information on the 16th. Does anyone know what's going to happen next? I am dreading the assessment. Just feeling anxious.
Really looking forward to hearing back from someone from here X

Comments

  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 54,149 Disability Gamechanger
    Options
    Most people have assessments, which are mostly by telephone, some are face to face or video. Paper based assessments do happen but they are rare. If there’s enough of information to complete the report without an assessment they will. 

    My advice is to expect an assessment and if one isn’t needed then it’s a bonus. 
    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.

Brightness

Complete our feedback form and tell us how we can make the community better.

Do you need advice on your energy costs?


Scope’s Disability Energy Support service is open to any disabled household in England or Wales in which one or more disabled people live. You can get free advice from an expert adviser on managing energy debt, switching tariffs, contacting your supplier and more. Find out more information by visiting our
Disability Energy Support webpage.