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Unsure what to do about my recently received PiP report

Nools
Nools Member Posts: 21 Listener
Hi all,

any advice welcomed.

I received my PiP report today after requesting it a couple of days ago. If they stick to the assessors' report then I will be awarded standard in both. The problem is I don't want the mobility part of it. When I had my assessment I was having a really bad few days and was subsequently having a great deal of difficulty walking and the assessor has awarded me 8 points because of it. But my disability is fluctuating, sometimes its like it was the other day, sometimes its better than that and sometimes it's even worse. I don't want to complete an mr because I don't think I can handle the stress, but then I also don't want an award I may not be entitled to.  Is there anything else I can do before then? Will contacting them work?

Thank you.

Comments

  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Member Posts: 23,872 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi,

    PIP isn't about your worst days. It's about how you are at least 50% of the time over a 12 month period. If your condition doesn't affect you this much then when the decision is made, if they go with the report then you need to report those changes.
  • Nools
    Nools Member Posts: 21 Listener
    Okay :). Thank you!
  • CockneyRebel
    CockneyRebel Member Posts: 5,217 Disability Gamechanger
    This is an unusual story of an assessor doing the job properly.  Cantrarary to what some say an HCP is looking at the overall impact on a claimants functionality. In this case the HCP saw that the claimant may have under played their condition. A properly conducted assessment is not looking to reduce an award but to recommend the correct award whether good or bad
    Be all you can be, make  every day count. Namaste

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