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Pip assesment

boggle10boggle10 Member Posts: 23 Listener
edited September 2018 in PIP, DLA and AA
So I had my capita assessment on the 5th of September, a week ago, anyway got a man who ask all the questions that I had already answered in the form, I said that my head was for going .and he said it was probably Down to having to be there that it didn't help my depression, he ask about aids I used to help me eat, I said I had that curved cutlery and he said so you need your food cutting up, he promted my answers and if I couldn't think of how to answer he answered it and ask was that how it was.  He also said twice how beautiful my daughter was which I thought was not very appropriate, I'm now a physical and nervous wreck waiting 

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  • Pippa_AlumniPippa_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 5,851 Disability Gamechanger
    Thanks for sharing this with us @boggle10, have you asked for the assessment report? Fingers crossed for the outcome you're hoping for!
  • boggle10boggle10 Member Posts: 23 Listener
    No not yet  daughter has rang about it but dwp say they havnt received it yet. I'm dreading the outcome to be honest. But I know I'm not alone x
  • YadnadYadnad Posts: 2,856 Member
    boggle10 said:
    So I had my capita assessment on the 5th of September, a week ago, anyway got a man who ask all the questions that I had already answered in the form, I said that my head was for going .and he said it was probably Down to having to be there that it didn't help my depression, he ask about aids I used to help me eat, I said I had that curved cutlery and he said so you need your food cutting up, he promted my answers and if I couldn't think of how to answer he answered it and ask was that how it was.  He also said twice how beautiful my daughter was which I thought was not very appropriate, I'm now a physical and nervous wreck waiting 
    Apart from the assessment itself, I would be none too happy if someone in an official capacity made a remark of that nature about my daughter - bells would be ringing loud and clear!!
    That would be my first complaint - inappropriate behaviour.

    The second complaint would be that the assessor was leading the claimant into giving answers that may or may not be true. A certain no no  from someone who should be extracting the answers and not suggesting them.

    However I know full well that these complaints will go nowhere as there is no actual evidence that the two issues ever happened. I would not expect the assessor to admit to either of them. 
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