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PIP review next week

delboy76delboy76 Member Posts: 1 Listener
edited February 2019 in PIP, DLA and AA
Hi ive just had a letter saying ive got an anual review at my home next week...ive had a life changing leg injury 3 operations later my ankles still the same but ive been on pip for nearly two years and ive just been told ive now got athritis due to the trauma and im worried that they may stop my pip when they come to do my review next week...with all the stories ive seen recently...any aadvice out there...


  • Ami2301Ami2301 Community Co-Production Group Posts: 7,740 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @delboy76 welcome to the community! Sorry to hear about your injury, do you have any upto date medical report?
    Disability Gamechanger - 2019
  • steve51steve51 Member Posts: 7,175 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @delboy76

    Welcome to our online community/family.

    Yes it would be best to have an upto date “Medical Letter”

    To back up your current situation.

    Please please let me know how things go next week.


  • Adam_AlumniAdam_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 164 Pioneering

    Hi @delboy76

    I am sorry to hear of your injury.

    With regard to your PIP review, Scope has some tips on Preparing for your PIP assessment.

    I hope this helps you and the best of luck with your review.

  • CockneyRebelCockneyRebel Member Posts: 5,257 Disability Gamechanger

    Try not to worry, the majority of stories that we hear are the ones that  are not successful and this is a very small percentage of  the overall picture.
    When you have your review the best advice is to be honest. HCP's are trained to see how your condition affects your functionality. In many cases, claimants have been wrongly advised to use their worst day as the norm. Every one has bad days and not so bad days. For a PIP award you only need to be affected for the majority of time, so if an HCP assesses you on your worst day then they will assume that you have better days also. Be prepared to explain the variablity of your condition. 

    Be all you can be, make  every day count. Namaste
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