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What to expect from a PIP assessment?
Hi there all my name is Matthew I’ve been ill for a while but it’s only been the last 2 years I’ve been getting help off my doctor I’ve been diagnosed with anxiety, depression, and diabetes I’ve been given tablets to help with these conditions I have to start seeing a therapist in the next few weeks to help me out and the doctor has said that they are still not 100% sure witch form of diabetes I have but I definitely have it I was rushed into hospital by my doctor who thought I was about to die lol I thought I was just having some kind of shakie fit lol they have put me on type 2 medication which is sort of working my doctors are good they phone me a fare bit and request to see me to see how I’m doing they got me to fill out some forms to apply for a medical card and told me to apply for pip I’ve applied by phone and was sent the forms which I have filled out and sent back I’ve now received a letter for an asssesment day next week all in all it’s took about 4 weeks because I haven’t had any help from no one about how to do all this I just did it on my own I have told them about my medication give them the addresses of the mental health team and my doctors whom I’m registered with but no written evidence off non of them my advisor at the job centre has been receiving letters off my doctor now they have told me not to go there any more and they phone me once a month mainly just to see how I’m doing any way cutting to the chase, I have a couple amazing friends who have been checking on me on a regular basis as I am still having some really bad days I’m going to attend the interview with pip but it’s the very least thing I’m thinking about I will be getting a lift off a friend as I don’t want to risk having some kind of breakdown or fit, pip would be nice to help me with my everyday life but in all honesty it’s the last thing I need to be stressing about and after seeing every body’s disappointments and complaints about them on here I’m not sure if I care what the out come is I just want and need to get myself better and this is exactly what I’m going to tell them I believe honesty is the best thing and if they refuse me I don’t care I won’t re appeal I will just concentrate on my own health, I’m having a little bit of an episode writing this out lol I can’t even think why I’ve decided to comment on here think I just wanted to talk to you guys and see what I can expect like I said not that the outcome is really important to me, I’m rambling on again now but hope you are all having a great day