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Assessor turned up at my house without making an appointment

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Harrybear
Harrybear Community member Posts: 1 Listener
An assessor turned up at my house without making an appointment, is this normal ?

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  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 56,998 Disability Gamechanger
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    HI and welcome,

    If it was for a PIP or a work capability assessment then they usually send a letter or a text message at least telling you about the appointment.
    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.
  • janer1967
    janer1967 Community member Posts: 21,964 Disability Gamechanger
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    @Harrybear Hello and welcome to the community, as Poppy has said you usually get a letter for an assessment, maybe it got lost in the post. DFid the assessor have a copy of any letter or anything they could show you. What was the outcome did the appointment go ahead or did you request for another  
  • Ails
    Ails Community member Posts: 2,256 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hi @Harrybear and welcome to the Community.  It is nice to meet you.  I'm sorry to hear this has happened to you, but as other members have said, you should have received a letter advising you of the appointment.  Did you phone DWP to ask about this?  I hope you managed to get to the bottom of it anyway.  Please keep in touch and let us know how things are going.  If we can be of any further help/support to you then please just let us know.  All the best.  :smile:
    Winner of the Scope New Volunteer Award 2019.   :)
  • Adrian_Scope
    Adrian_Scope Posts: 11,386 Scope online community team
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    Hi @Harrybear, as has been said, they do normally let you know in advance via letter or text. Can I ask if you checked this assessor's ID?
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