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Pip review

CheeseDogCheeseDog Member Posts: 3 Listener
Hi everyone, I have been trying to look all over for information online regarding this and have had no luck. 

I was awarded pip back in October 2016 and this was awarded until April 2020 

My form said I would be contacted after April 2019 (a year before my claim ends) 

And I've yet to receive anything 

I'm 22 years old and I'm diagnosed with ASD, ADHD, Hypersensitivity, Dyslexia, Asthma, depression and anxiety 

The fact I have not heard anything yet is stressing me out a lot. I live alone and have no family who live close by to support me, I also do not have a social worker despite the ASD and ADHD teams telling me they applied me for one back in January 2019 due to the stress I am constantly under due to living alone and having a lack of support for my needs. 

I get very overwhelmed quickly and have never worked (I am on ESA for all the above also)

Due to becoming overwhelmed and emotional very quickly I struggle talking on the phone, I'm also anxious about contacting DWP over this, I know I'm going to likely have to contact them but I thought any insight from this site first may be of help to me.

Many thanks. 

Replies

  • poppy123456poppy123456 Member Posts: 22,218 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi,

    PIP review times have now changed to 6 months before the award is due to end and not 12 months before. They haven't actually contacted anyone regarding this and they probably won't. It just leaves lots of people worrying when the form will drop through the letter box.
    Community champion and 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.
  • CheeseDogCheeseDog Member Posts: 3 Listener
    Hi,

    PIP review times have now changed to 6 months before the award is due to end and not 12 months before. They haven't actually contacted anyone regarding this and they probably won't. It just leaves lots of people worrying when the form will drop through the letter box.
    Oh I see :( That doesn't sound particularly great. 

    I hate not being able to mentally prepare myself for things in advance. 
  • poppy123456poppy123456 Member Posts: 22,218 Disability Gamechanger
    My wording probably wasn't that great here, sorry. When i said it will leave a lot of people worrying about when the form will drop through the letter box, i meant those that don't know the review date changes. As you now know it's 6 months, rather than 12 months i hope this will at least help because now you'll be able to mentally prepare yourself for the 6 month review.
    Community champion and 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.
  • CheeseDogCheeseDog Member Posts: 3 Listener
    My wording probably wasn't that great here, sorry. When i said it will leave a lot of people worrying about when the form will drop through the letter box, i meant those that don't know the review date changes. As you now know it's 6 months, rather than 12 months i hope this will at least help because now you'll be able to mentally prepare yourself for the 6 month review.
    I just wish I had known that back when they said I'd be due the review, seems terrible that many people aren't going to be informed and will just be left waiting 
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