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Pip assessments

joyclyn Member Posts: 67 Courageous
Hy just me again hot text message to say Pip received my papers and it said i may need  face to face assesment befor a decision is made   is this correct  one of my conditions is COPD  and  i dont mix  only family in bubble with. Me  dont know what to think  joy 


  • chiarieds
    chiarieds Community Co-Production Group Posts: 10,508 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi, as far as I'm aware PIP face to face assessments are still suspended. Your letter says you 'may' need one, but doesn't say you would definitely get one. Perhaps it's just a standard letter. Hopefully other members will know more.
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Member Posts: 23,739 Disability Gamechanger
    edited October 2020

    Face to face assessments are still currently suspended due to Covid and telephone assessments have replaced them. The letter you received is a standard letter but they haven't changed to wording to telephone assessment. As most people have them then i'd advise you to expect one, this way if a paper based assessment can be completed then it's a bonus, although paper assessments are rare.

    If a telephone assessment is needed then they'll contact you with a date and time, there's no timescales for how long you could be waiting.
  • janer1967
    janer1967 Member Posts: 12,236 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi try not to worry as advised above you will hear in due time about an assessment if required 
    Here to help with my experience in hunan resources and employment rights 


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