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Hi, my name is brummie! Unsuccessful on daily living, what are my next steps?

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brummie
brummie Community member Posts: 2 Listener
edited April 22 in PIP, DLA, and AA
I recently applied for pip and basically i was unsuccessful in getting the dla 6 points but did get awarded the lower mobility 10 points
What is the next step because most of the 0 scores goes 100 pc against what i said in my assessment any help much appreciated 

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  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 56,976 Disability Gamechanger
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    You need at least 8 points for standard award or at least 12 points for Enhanced. You can challenge the decision by first requesting the Mandatory Reconsideration. (MR) You should put this in writing (please do not ring them) stating where and why you think you should have scored those points. 

    When you filled out the form if you didn't include some real world examples you should do that now. You need to include 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. 

    Please also note that they won't take into consideration any worsening of decision since the assessment took place. 

    Most MR decisions remain the same. If this happens you can proceed to Tribunal, where there's more chance of a decision in your favour. 
    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.
  • brummie
    brummie Community member Posts: 2 Listener
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    Ive already rang them , would you write to them as well , if so do you have an address please 
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 56,976 Disability Gamechanger
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    You really should put the request in writing! Please also note that because you’ve already requested the MR by phone they do not have to wait for you to send a letter or any additional evidence and a decision can be made at any time.

    The address is different for everyone depending on the area you live but it will tell you the address on the decision letter that you received 
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    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.
  • rebel11
    rebel11 Community member Posts: 1,669 Pioneering
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    It might be an idea to call them, tell them you want to do it in writing, get them to send you a text / emailing confirming that they will await you MR in writing. Make sure you get Proof of Postage. Use the correct form below:

    https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/benefits/sick-or-disabled-people-and-carers/pip/appeals/mandatory-reconsideration-pip/


     
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