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Assessment report recieved.

Loverofwords
Loverofwords Member Posts: 25 Connected
Hi everyone.

I hope you're all safe and well?
I had my telephone assessment for my pip review on the 12th November after being contacted following some cancelations. I'll admit I was extremely nervous as my initial assessment bore no recolection to the events. I completed a MR and sucessfully went from 0 points to 11 overall. 8 DL 4 MOB.

I requested my report and recieved this on 21st. I was relieved to find upon opening and reading it that it was a true reflection of my assement and my nurse, according to the report seems to specialise and know about my condition which doesnt usually happen.
It seems the assessment report has given higher discriptors this time, due to worsening of my condition and quite a high change in treatment and medication since my last assessment.

I know it's hard to advice, but is it common for the decision maker to go off the assessment report, along with the heaps of evidence and medical reports I've sent in or can/will they lower points which have been advised on the report?

My award was due to end in October but due to Covid, I was told this had been extended. However, if I'm awarded the higher award, will this difference be backdated or will this still be from when the decision was made?

Again, apologies for all the questions, but how long roughly following the Decision maker recieving the report does it take for a decision to be made. Overall last time it was10 months from start to MR decision.

The lady on the helpline advised me that sometimes reports are queried. I have no idea what this means, so advice would also be appreciated on this. She didn't say mine was being queried, just that it can happen.

Mnay thanks 
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