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Chelsea_37
Chelsea_37 Community member Posts: 5 Listener
Hi there I had my PiP assessment two days ago and got a text the same day saying dwp have received the written report. I have rang the automated line to get a copy of my report but it says we will be in touch with you about the amount you will receive. Does this mean I have been awarded pip as i couldn't get through to speak to anyone. 

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  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 54,288 Disability Gamechanger
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    Sounds like a generic message to me because there's no payment information to give you. 
    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.
  • chiarieds
    chiarieds Community member Posts: 16,103 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hi @Chelsea_37 - as you've just had your assessment then, as you know, the report has been sent to the DWP, but it would be too early for a decision maker to read this, your claim form, etc, so very unlikely a decision has been made. Unfortunately it can take anywhere up to 12 weeks before you get your decision letter.
    The report is just a recommendation, so it's often better to wait for your actual decision letter instead.
  • Chelsea_37
    Chelsea_37 Community member Posts: 5 Listener
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    Thats what i thought. I have managed yo get through to someone and they have said i will have my report through the post within the next week so hopefully will know a bir more.  
  • Hannah_Alumni
    Hannah_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 7,912 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hello @Chelsea_37

    Just wanted to welcome you to the community! :) Hope you are well today? 
    Hannah - She / Her

    Online Community Coordinator @ Scope

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  • Chelsea_37
    Chelsea_37 Community member Posts: 5 Listener
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    Was feeling stressed and anxious over the whole thing every day. Got my report i requested this week and it scores 12 on daily living and 10 on mobility but what she wrote in the report about planning journeys etc indicates it maybe should of been 12. Do the case managers who finalise it all actually look at the information and can they change scores based on the the information? Thanks for reading. 
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 54,288 Disability Gamechanger
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    Mostly they go with the report but it has been known for them to go against it. 

    Out of interest, which descriptor was recommended? Was it D or E? For following and planning a journey.

    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.
  • Chelsea_37
    Chelsea_37 Community member Posts: 5 Listener
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    Mostly they go with the report but it has been known for them to go against it. 

    Out of interest, which descriptor was recommended? Was it D or E? For following and planning a journey.

    It was E that i have been marked for but in the comment on the section it was wrote how my partner plans and takes me places due to my condition and not able to go alone.
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 54,288 Disability Gamechanger
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    That doesn't mean it's possible to score 12 points. It will depend on how often you're able to go out, even with your partner. 

    How often are you able to go out? If on the majority of days you are unable to undertake any journey then it will be 1E that will apply. The majority of the time will be at least 50% of the days over a 12 month period. Even if there are days when you can, even with another person. 

    There's so many people that misunderstand this descriptor and think they should have scored 12 points because they can't go out without another person. 
    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.
  • kimkenzie202
    kimkenzie202 Community member Posts: 98 Courageous
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    It depends whether you need to be accompanied on all journeys and how often you go out accompanied...my BF used to get 12 points because he needed to collect methadone daily(except Sunday) from the local chemist, on review it was changed to 10 because it was changed to weekly collection, he was asked where he goes and why when he was reviewed.

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