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Hi, my name is rosie3!

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rosie3
rosie3 Community member Posts: 3 Listener
Hi, hello everyone, I was awarded the higher value of both components of PIP  just over a year ago. The award duration is ONGOING. I came from having an indefinite DLA award.
My circumstances are complex, and will not go into them here. 
My current worry is  an Award Reassessment form has already been sent to me, in fact 11 months after the initial award was given. As you will understand, this is very worrying and distressing. Is this the norm or is this exceptional? This course of action must be of great expense to the tax payer. I am currently awaiting  the decision from the DWP. Is there a time table that is adhered to?

Kind regards Rosie.


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  • CockneyRebel
    CockneyRebel Community member Posts: 5,209 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hi Rosie and welcome

    It is unusual for an ongoing award to be reassessed so soon, Normally an ongoing award is expected to be 10 years although the DWP do have the right to reassess at any time.
    Was the form the short AR1 or the full PIP2 ?

    CR
    Be all you can be, make  every day count. Namaste
  • rosie3
    rosie3 Community member Posts: 3 Listener
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    Hi CR,
    thank you for your reply.. The form was the short AR1.
  • CockneyRebel
    CockneyRebel Community member Posts: 5,209 Disability Gamechanger
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    I have heard of on going awards being reviewed at three years but this is new to me, unless a change of circumstance has been recorded
    There doesn't seem to be any rush for them to do your review as you don't have an end date. Sorry I am a a bit of a loss, maybe one of the advisors can shed some light next week
    Please let us know any developements

    CR
    Be all you can be, make  every day count. Namaste
  • rosie3
    rosie3 Community member Posts: 3 Listener
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    Will do! Thanks for your input CR, it has confirmed my thoughts.
    let you know of any developments, in due course.

    Rosie
  • steve51
    steve51 Community member Posts: 7,147 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hi @rosie3

    Good Evening & Welcome!!!!

    It’s Great 2 Meet You!!!!

    May I pass you over to our Benefit Advisors????

    They can help you better???

    Hi @BenefitsTrainingCo

    Can you please give your take on this post????

    Thanks.
  • Pippa_Alumni
    Pippa_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 5,790 Disability Gamechanger
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    Welcome to the community, @rosie3!
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