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Tips for my interview

jabeen Member Posts: 2 Listener
This morning I've received a letter for my pip appointment, which is on 24th Feb. 
I need some tips for my interview. 
I'm dead scared don't know what will happen. Can you please help.


  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Member Posts: 31,239 Disability Gamechanger

    If you kept a copy of the form you returned then id advise you to have a read of that before the day. Part of the assessment will be for you to confirm what you wrote in the form as well as any additional information required. No one can tell you exactly what you’ll be asked because it depends how your conditions affect you and everyone’s assessment is different.

    You will be watched also so do be aware of that.

    You can take someone with you but you’ll be expected to answer all the questions yourself, unless you have an appointee and then they will be able to answer the questions on your behalf. 

    Once you’ve had the assessment wait a week and then 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. 
  • Florine
    Florine Member Posts: 50 Connected
  • Chloe_Scope
    Chloe_Scope Scope Posts: 10,545 Disability Gamechanger
    Very best of luck @jabeen, please do let us know how you get on.. :)

  • woodbine
    woodbine Member, Community Co-Production Group Posts: 7,732 Disability Gamechanger
    Be honest, try and concentrate on the care/mobility problems you have and not the illness/condition itself, its not usually as scary as you might think and as poppy says bare in mind you will be watched as you arrive and as you leave.
    Be extra nice to new members.


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