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Dla to pip appeal waiting times

Bobo6677
Bobo6677 Member Posts: 12 Connected
Hi, I had my dla to pip appeal this morning does anyone know how long it will take, for a decision to be made any information would be greatly appreciated, I am a bag of nerves waiting, thanks bobo 

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  • janice_in_wonderland
    janice_in_wonderland Member Posts: 265 Pioneering
    I had mine almost 2 weeks ago so I'll let you know but I've been told it could take 2-6 weeks 
  • Bobo6677
    Bobo6677 Member Posts: 12 Connected
    Thanks Janice,appreciate it,my wife who is 63 got a medical at home (never asked for it ) 5 weeks ago she has copd and and some other conditions,she gets very short of breath some days good some days not so good,anyway ATOS lady arrived at exactly 12 noon came in asked my wife a couple of questions and said to her I am not going to give you a medical because I can see how short of breath you are.my wife was on middle rate care and middle rate mobility,she told her she should be on enhanced care and enhanced mobility and that's what she would be recommending,she was in and out of the house in 15 minutes she also said that was the quickest medical she has ever done. We did not know what to think as she was very nice and pleasant she said when the decision came in and my wife was not awarded both high rates of pip then the decision maker did not read her report and to phone the DWP and complain yes complain,anyway 3 weeks later the brown envelope dropped through the letterbox and exactly as she said enhanced rate for both care and mobility,it also said she would not be reassessed until 2027 or later,we have heard of some nightmare medicals but maybe we were just lucky,sorry for going on a bit but maybe there is some decent medical assessors out there,thanks Brian 
  • Matilda
    Matilda Member Posts: 2,610 Disability Gamechanger
    Very pleased for your wife, @Bobo6677.
  • janice_in_wonderland
    janice_in_wonderland Member Posts: 265 Pioneering
    @Bobo6677 pleased you have it sorted out :-)

  • nanof6
    nanof6 Member Posts: 200 Pioneering
    bobo667 if its any help, i had my assement last april, got the first payment for PIP end of september, they paid my DLA as normal up till then. it might be quicker this year.good luck
  • Bobo6677
    Bobo6677 Member Posts: 12 Connected
    Ok thanks for that 

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