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PIP report - do DWP follow it?

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Mumof32
Mumof32 Community member Posts: 3 Listener
I requested my daughters PIP Assessment so I could start a reconsideration (Been to tribunal twice for DLA) However it came today and has indicated she should get both high rate care and mobility? My question is do the DWP use this for their decision soley or do they use a combination? Rather shocked at this after 8 years of fighting DLA.

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  • Yadnad
    Yadnad Posts: 2,856 Disability Gamechanger
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    Highly likely that the DWP will follow the advice of the assessor.
    I hope it works out for your daughter.

    I was the entire opposite. Had High Mobility and Care in DLA for 18 years. Had three assessments/re-assessments for PIP in last 5 years and every time the assessor awarded me 0 points. I have had to fight two of them so far to get Enhanced Care & Mobility.
  • Mumof32
    Mumof32 Community member Posts: 3 Listener
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    Thank you so much, seems crazy all these years of fighting, seems to go to be true, sorry you have been through the stress, not good at all x
  • whistles
    whistles Community member Posts: 1,583 Disability Gamechanger
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    My DM dropped points the assessor gave. It's a recommendation.

    Do not follow me, I don't know where I am going.
  • Mumof32
    Mumof32 Community member Posts: 3 Listener
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    whistles said:
    My DM dropped points the assessor gave. It's a recommendation.

    DM? Thanks for the replies, hope the final results are sorted soon x
  • leannemich
    leannemich Community member Posts: 41 Courageous
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    The decision maker give me exactly the same as the assessor :) 
    i got enhanced rate both.
    good luck xx
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