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KorrinaKorrina Member Posts: 12 Listener
Can anyone tell me if i should have recieved  the paperwork from esa medical which states how many points irecieved as i have not had one ..had letter informing  me of change from support related to work related and a copy of actual medical report ..is that it ? Dont know how many points i got and eaiting to go to cab ..fo i neef this ? Thanku 

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  • thespicemanthespiceman Member Posts: 6,408 Disability Gamechanger
    Hello @Korrina Pleased to meet you. You have rung up DWP have you may I ask?

    I assume that they would send to you paperwork as soon as you had your assessment.

    I would contact DWP.  They may be sending the paperwork to you. Sometimes there are delays.

    Any problems regarding benefit speak to our advisors @BenefitsTrainingCo .

    Also look at any of our posts or threads on benefits with any problems or issues.

    Take care

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  • KorrinaKorrina Member Posts: 12 Listener
    Hello .yes i rang them and they sent me out the actual doctors report which was full of lies !!! But not recieved the paperwork with regards to how many points i recieved ..that was what i was expecting when i rang dwp but not what they sent me x
  • BenefitsTrainingCoBenefitsTrainingCo Member Posts: 2,692 Pioneering
    edited May 2018
    Hi Korrina,

    Usually the assessment report will contain all the activity descriptors and they will have ticked which descriptor you satisfy for each one. This will tell you which descriptors applied to you but not the points. The DWP generally accepts these recommended choices and adopts them and their points as their own. 
    You can find the ESA descriptors and points here:

    https://www.sense.org.uk/get-support/information-and-advice/welfare-benefits/esa/esa-descriptors/

    If you don't agree with a decision you can ask for a mandatory reconsideration and then an appeal to the tribunals service. Good luck.

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