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Issues with PIP assessment

CymroCymro Member Posts: 3 Listener
edited July 2018 in PIP, DLA and AA
Just waiting for my second pip assessment the previous was a tissue of lies and distorted observations plus the assessments was based around a cut and paste answers by her is every disabled person the same or is it more reports more money for the assessor

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  • thespicemanthespiceman Member Posts: 6,408 Disability Gamechanger
    Hello @Cymro   Pleased to meet you welcome.

    Thank you for sharing.   The PIP assessments a lot of the community have had issues and problems with a lot of them. Have a look at Talk about PIP.

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  • Chloe_ScopeChloe_Scope Scope Posts: 10,653 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @Cymro and I am sorry to hear about the issues you have had with your PIP assessment, unfortunately this is fairly common. I am sure many members of the community will be able to relate to this. Did you appeal the decision?
    If there is anything else I can do then please do let me know :)
    Scope

  • CymroCymro Member Posts: 3 Listener
    Yes but the unnecessary stress was unbearable but won on the reconsideration 
  • Chloe_ScopeChloe_Scope Scope Posts: 10,653 Disability Gamechanger
    Yeah I can imagine, sorry it was such a stressful experience!
    Scope

  • April2018momApril2018mom Posts: 2,869 Member
    Unfortunately this is all too common. I dread the day we have to apply for DLA for DS. 
  • LittleGizmo86LittleGizmo86 Member Posts: 79 Courageous
    Cymro said:
    Yes but the unnecessary stress was unbearable but won on the reconsideration 
    Hi Cymro

    Well do on winning at the consideration stage. Please can i ask why you did for the reconsideration? Did you mention the lies? Send in extra evidence etc? I am at the reconsideration stage and looking for any advice i can get as to what to provide.

    Thank you
  • poppy123456poppy123456 Member Posts: 22,218 Disability Gamechanger
    DWP won't be interested in any lies told on the assessment report. Any complaints for this should be sent to the assessment providers concerned. For the MR what you should do is write what you disagree with and where you think you should have scored those points. Yes send more evidence, if needed.
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  • tharathara Posts: 49 Member
    Unfortunately they are not interested in any lies or inaccuracies that are embedded within the reports. Your best bet is to complain directly to the assessment provider instead. With the MR I think that you should write and explain what you don’t agree with and explain what and why you should have scored more points. Good luck!! 

    And yes its a good idea to send additional evidence with your claim form. Just make sure that you have photocopies of everything just in case. I remember my son’s first ever assessment last fall for DLA. Was a total waste of money and time too. 
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