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Do I have to go for another assessment I will be 64?

Annj57Annj57 Member Posts: 3 Listener
edited November 2019 in PIP, DLA and AA
I’m 62 and am disabled with fibromyalgia and other issues I am currently on PIP but my award comes to an end 2021 I was wondering do I have to go for another assessment I will be 64 by then ... thank you 

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  • zakbloodzakblood Member Posts: 419 Pioneering
    welcome to the forum
  • poppy123456poppy123456 Member Posts: 22,218 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi and welcome,

    As you will be under state pension age then you will most likely need another face to face assessment because most people have them. You will be sent review forms about 6 months before the award is due to end. When you receive them you should fill them out with as much information as possible, adding a couple of real life examples of what happened the last time you attempted that activity for each descriptor that applies to you. You will also need to make sure you send relevant evidence with the form to support your claim.
    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.
  • Annj57Annj57 Member Posts: 3 Listener
    Hi I won’t be state pensionable age then cuz I can’t get my pension until I’m 66 so I am a bit worried but thank you for your comments x
  • Annj57Annj57 Member Posts: 3 Listener
    Soz I didn’t read your comment properly x
  • AilsAils Community champion Posts: 2,268 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @Annj57 and welcome to the Community.  It is nice to meet you.  Good luck with the PIP process and let us know how things go.  All the best.  :smile:
    Winner of the Scope New Volunteer Award 2019.   :)
  • Chloe_ScopeChloe_Scope Scope Posts: 10,662 Disability Gamechanger
    Welcome to the community @Annj57. :)

    If there's anything else we can do then please do let us know!
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