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My Pip saga..

MariLondon50 Member Posts: 14 Listener
My name it's Maria and I am new here I am going to tell my pip adventure 
On 25th of September I went for the so called face to face assessment nothing to pretend or try to make them believe just me and my health problems I am blind from my right eye and vision it's poor on left I use a magnifire to help me reading glasses to protect my eyes I have rheumatoid arthritis on my left ankle apart from being red and swollen and almighty painful I am on ultra sound guided injections walk with help of walking stick and the mobility it's very painful and on top of that I were nappies because I have mild bowel and incontinence side effects from radiotherapy from a cancer problem unfortunately all this combination of health problems makes my life miserable on 1th of October I had leter from dwp no pip 6 points for daily living 4 for mobility I logged a MR on 8th of October 
The assessor  give 0 points for reading even me using magnifier for help and being blind from right eye without periferic vision the assessor give me 0 points with help dress and undressing when I have a gaget for my socks regarding my arthritis and give me 0 points going out and engage with other people when I am half blind have poor movement and scared of acidents related with fact I were nappies basicly everything was a big joke and now I am waiting for a review for 9 weeks maybe soon will have answers 


  • synergy2120
    synergy2120 Member Posts: 19 Courageous
    Sounds like mine and many others, lies and more lies....
    I have contacted my local mp to help and he has been amazing. The more people complain to their mp's then the  ore likely we can get something changed 
  • Pippa_Alumni
    Pippa_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 5,793 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @MariLondon50, and a warm welcome to the community!

    Thanks for sharing this with us. I'm so sorry to hear about your assessment experience, but it's good to know that you're appealing the decision. Please do keep us updated and let us know if we can be of any assistance.


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