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PIP from DLA

Liz2512Liz2512 Member Posts: 6 Listener
edited June 2019 in PIP, DLA and AA
My son's claim for pip from dla has been going on since April 2019 still not heard from them yet 🤔

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  • Adrian_ScopeAdrian_Scope Testing team Posts: 8,001

    Scope community team

    Hi @Liz2512 and welcome to the community.
    Unfortunately these claims can take a while to process, with a typical wait of about 12 weeks. But it can take longer.
    You can always give them a call though. :smile:
    Community Manager
    Scope
  • Liz2512Liz2512 Member Posts: 6 Listener
     Hi Adrian, I've rang them several times but they don't seem to have any answers. 
  • Adrian_ScopeAdrian_Scope Testing team Posts: 8,001

    Scope community team

    Sorry to hear that @Liz2512. Can I ask how old your son is? Is this a transition from child DLA to PIP after turning 16, or is it an adult historic DLA transition to PIP?
    Community Manager
    Scope
  • poppy123456poppy123456 Member Posts: 22,218 Disability Gamechanger
    HI,

    That really not that long to be honest. Sometimes people can wait several months. Backlogs are just part of the reason a decision can be delayed. Most people have face to face assessments and waiting times for these can be months in some areas.
    Proud winner of the 2019 empowering others award. This award was given for supporting disabled people and their families for the benefit advice I have given to members here on the community.
  • Liz2512Liz2512 Member Posts: 6 Listener
    Hi Adrian, my son has just turned 16 in March and he is registered blind and needs a guide dog plus he has other disabilities he was on dla. 
    Hi poppy. 
  • Liz2512Liz2512 Member Posts: 6 Listener
    Sorry poppy, my son did have an assessment with a lady that came to our house. 
  • Liz2512Liz2512 Member Posts: 6 Listener
    Adrian, The last time I rang them they said they have all the information they need to make a decision 
  • poppy123456poppy123456 Member Posts: 22,218 Disability Gamechanger
    Even though they have all the information, it's doesn't really mean anything and there's still no timescales.
    Proud winner of the 2019 empowering others award. This award was given for supporting disabled people and their families for the benefit advice I have given to members here on the community.
  • drewdundeedrewdundee Member Posts: 49 Courageous
    Mine went from February to May so yeah probably will take longer. 
  • greatsaygreatsay Member Posts: 17 Connected
    My DLA to PIP claim took 5 weeks from sending form in and. hearing I don't need to attuned face=to-face.
  • Liz2512Liz2512 Member Posts: 6 Listener
    I'm going to give them a call today to try and find out if it's been dealt with. The guy I spoke to before said give them 2 weeks and call back if we've not heard anything. 
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