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I received a letter from DWP to review my PIP

samahirasamahira Member Posts: 33 Connected
Hi
i received a letter from dwp to call to review my pip which will end march 2021. 
Anyone else went through the same?
what kind of questions they may ask?
would appreciate any suggestions. 

Regards 

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  • poppy123456poppy123456 Member Posts: 22,218 Disability Gamechanger
    HI,

    Do you mean it was a letter from the health assessment providers for a telephone assessment? If so then what they ask you will depend on how your conditions affect you. If you have a copy of the review form you returned then have a read of this to remind you what you said. Part of the assessment will be for you to confirm what was written in the form, as well as any other additional information they need.

    Assessment times can last anywhere from 20 to 120 minutes. You have have someone with you during the assessment and put the phone onto loud speaker if you want.

    Once this has been completed there's no timescales for how long the decision can take.

    Goodluck.
    Community champion and proud winner of the 2019 empowering others award. This award was given for supporting disabled people and their families for the benefit advice i have given to members here on the community.
  • samahirasamahira Member Posts: 33 Connected
    Thank you for your reply. I did not fill out a review form. The dwp only wrote asking me to call so they can ask few questions to carry on with the claim. I never had that before so I am confused. In the past I had to fill out review form and obviously go face to face assessment. In my last review I went tribunals to get the higher for both. 
    Do you think they may just want to know if things are still the same or any changes since last claim?

    regards
  • poppy123456poppy123456 Member Posts: 22,218 Disability Gamechanger
    Unfortunately, it will be impossible for anyone to tell you what they will ask you.
    Community champion and proud winner of the 2019 empowering others award. This award was given for supporting disabled people and their families for the benefit advice i have given to members here on the community.
  • samahirasamahira Member Posts: 33 Connected
    Thank you poppy123456 your help.
    Anyone else had the similar letter to call dwp to review their pip?
    if so please share your experience. I need some help. 

    Regards
  • woodbinewoodbine Member Posts: 3,715 Disability Gamechanger
    As @poppy123456 rightly says non of us know what they will ask you, perhaps you could help others by updating us after the call?
    my advice is given freely and is correct to the best of my knowledge.
  • samahirasamahira Member Posts: 33 Connected
    I will definitely update you once I have spoken to them. 
    But in the mean time if anyone been through this already please do give some advice. 
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