Remaining politically neutral during General Election 2024


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kami24
kami24 Community member Posts: 402 Pioneering
I went one week ago to my initial capability for work assessment and it went OK nice woman assessor i saw but what happens now? She told me that i remain on esa /qualify for it (was on jsa before) so i guess i am remaining on esa now but im not sure which group I am in so i guess they will tell me that and do i need more medical notes?? 

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  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,038 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hi,

    The HCP you seen shouldn't have said anything to you, it's not their job to do that. What happens next is an assessment report will be written and returned to DWP with recommendations in it. A decision maker will then look at the report and make a decision from there. You will then receive a decision letter and you could either be found fit for work, be placed into the WRAG or Support Group.

    If placed into the WRAG your money will remain the same. If placed into the Support Group you'll receive extra money from the 14th week of your claim.

    You will need to continue to send in the sick notes until a decision's been made.

    You can also ring DWP to request a copy of the assessment report to be sent to you. This will give you some idea what the decision is likely to be because they mostly go with the report. Good luck.
    I would appreciate it if members wouldn't tag me please. I have all notifcations turned off and wouldn't want a member thinking i'm being rude by not replying.
    If i see a question that i know the answer to i will try my best to help.
  • kami24
    kami24 Community member Posts: 402 Pioneering
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    Okay thank you for this
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