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PIP assessment took longer than nearly 6 months

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daz35
daz35 Community member Posts: 1 Listener
edited June 2020 in PIP, DLA, and AA
hi because of covid my assement for pip took a lot longer nearly 6 months and my decisin will take at least 6 weeks

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  • janer1967
    janer1967 Community member Posts: 21,964 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hi @daz35 Welcome to the community, you are in the same situation as a lot of people, waiting times can be long at present even longer than yours has taken. 

    Once you get a text to say DWP have received your assessment report you can request a copy of this from DWP. This isn't the final decision but will give you some idea of the points awarded by the assessor and the DM normally goes with the assessment report unless it is contradicted by other evidence 

    Hope it all goes well for you
  • chiarieds
    chiarieds Community member Posts: 16,195 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hi @daz35 - Welcome to this great community, & thank you for joining. I see you've already had some good advice, so all I will add is that we are all here to support you, so please let us know if we can help in any way. Please chat here any time; perhaps you will tell us a little about yourself. I hope you enjoy being here. :)
  • steve51
    steve51 Community member Posts: 7,147 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hi @daz35

    Good Evening & Welcome.

    I am one of a team of Community Champion’s here at Scope.

    I can see that you have already had some great help/info.

    Please please let me know if there’s anything that I can help you with????

    @steve51
  • Chloe_Scope
    Chloe_Scope Posts: 10,581 Disability Gamechanger
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    Welcome to the community @daz35! When did your assessment take place?

    A week after the assessment you can request a copy of the report. This will allow you to see what the assessor has said. Normally they will go with their recomendations.

    Please do let us know how you get on. :)
    Scope

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