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Pip assesment

peterpetepeterpete Member Posts: 37 Courageous
edited April 2018 in PIP, DLA and AA
Hi guys I recently attended a p.i.p assessment which I attended with my uncle.i answered all the questions stating I could not prepare a meal at all I have problems with my toilet needs and I can not manage my budget. Also I was asked to spell words backwards which I could not do. I can not plan a journey and suffer from p.t.s.d. After this assessment I thought I would be OK because my condition has not improved. I then got a letter stating I scored zero points.i requested a copy of my report she ticked that I can cook unaided I have no toilet problems I can budget and I traveled to the assessment alone?????????,????


  • JennysDadJennysDad Member Posts: 2,308 Pioneering
    Hi @peterpete. Yet more craziness from the wonderful PIP people. Really sorry to hear you are being put through this.
    Bear with us and one of our specialist advisors will get back to you when they can.
    Warmest best wishes to you,
    Tagging @CockneyRebel
    Warmest best wishes,
  • Sam_AlumniSam_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 7,731 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @peterpete
    Im sorry to hear this, you can request a Mandatory Reconsideration of the decision within 30 days.

    We have lots of information and videos of how to do this on the PIP page here - I hope this helps!
    Let us know if you have any questions :)

    Senior online community officer
  • lillybellelillybelle Member Posts: 458 Pioneering
    Calm down and give yourself time to think clearly again
    read the report making notes and why you don’t agree with them
    contact DWP and tell them you are putting a mandatory reconsideration in. Don’t do it over the phone. Print a form off the DWP web site fill it in and make sure you make a copy. Send by tracking postage.
    good luck
  • WaylayWaylay Member Posts: 922 Pioneering
    You're not alone! This happens to so many people (I'm waiting for a Tribunal because of a terrible assessment, too). You can fight this!
  • kami24kami24 Member Posts: 380 Pioneering
    I claimed for 2 years first assessment scored 10 points along with all evidence second time around only 2 points so i reckon tribunal coming up unlikely to be successful with just a reconsideration letter.I have borderline personality disorder and possibly Autism so my issues are not going to disappear or be cured. It seems they don't understand mental illness and they may not be as qualified as we would like to think.
  • Bdett26Bdett26 Member Posts: 4 Listener
    Hi new ri this but looking to see if anyone else was asked where they get there mney as 5he f2f assessment the woman asked me this has anyone any idea why rhwy wld askthis question ty 
  • MatildaMatilda Member Posts: 2,616 Disability Gamechanger
    Do you think they meant do you go to the ATM yourself?  I wasn't asked this question.
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