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New claim after change in circumstances

Ianpdavies1 Member Posts: 1 Listener
Hello I've done a new claim because my disabilities have got a lot worse over the last 2 years and I sent it away before march and a doctor came to my house about 3 months ago and I got a letter about 2 months a go saying they have got all there information they need for my claim and then about 2 weeks a go someone from there department phoned me asking when my disabilities got worse and I still havnt had a letter back why would they phone me and how long do you think before I get a desition , thank you for any feed vack


  • CockneyRebel
    CockneyRebel Member Posts: 5,216 Disability Gamechanger
    edited December 2017
    Hello Ianpdavies and welcome

    The phone call is in respect of the qualifying period for a change of circumstance

    A new condition is expected to be declared within a month
    A new condition has to be in place for three month and expected to last for at least another 9 months to qualify for an award

    It does seem that the length of time is excessive so it may be worth calling for an update

    Please let us know how you get on

    Be all you can be, make  every day count. Namaste
  • Sam_Alumni
    Sam_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 7,676 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @Ianpdavies1 welcome to the community, let us know how you get on.
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