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Would I have to have an assessment to get standard rate mobility?

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stapeley
stapeley Community member Posts: 6 Listener
edited June 2018 in PIP, DLA, and AA
I just had a ESA assessment , i am hopeful of getting  the support allowance ,scoring on mobility. I know i will not qualify for PIP on the daily living allowance , but think i would get 8 points for mobility . Would I have to have an assessment ?
 

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  • markyboy
    markyboy Community member Posts: 367 Pioneering
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    You will almost certainly be assessed
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,145 Disability Gamechanger
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    Yes very highly likely you would be sent for the face 2 face assessment. It's extremely rare not to have one. Evidence will also be needed. ESA and PIP and totally different benefits.
    I would appreciate it if members wouldn't tag me please. I have all notifcations turned off and wouldn't want a member thinking i'm being rude by not replying.
    If i see a question that i know the answer to i will try my best to help.
  • Yadnad
    Yadnad Posts: 2,856 Disability Gamechanger
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    You will be assessed even if you get 0 points!
  • stapeley
    stapeley Community member Posts: 6 Listener
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    Heard that I am now on ESA support allowance, Therefore I have gone from zero points in APRIL last year to having loads of points 12 months later . Last year I had a letter from Podiatry agreeing that I could not walk more than 100 metres , which should have given me 8 points. They even provided a taxi . The assessor lied on the report , giving false times , ie,  was able to remain seated. Which I had not , having to move from seated position at least three times . Despite having medical evidence of a neck and shoulder problem , was told I could  MOBILISE in a wheel chair . Its a lottery  if you get a assessor with a any sort of  conscience . 
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