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Posted my Pip renewal forms off 6 weeks ago, but haven't heard anything yet

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kezhendo73
kezhendo73 Community member Posts: 37 Courageous
edited May 2021 in PIP, DLA, and AA
Hi all I'm wondering if anyone can help me.
In 2018 I went to appeal and won my case and i was awarded enhanced/enhanced 
My claim was backdated too when it had been stopped in August 2017 until June 2021 
I have posted my renewal forms off six weeks ago today but as yet haven't heard anything.

I'm on pins as when I was going through appeal I had 12 months of hell with my mental health as well as my other illnesses.
I don't know if my claim will carry on or even if I'm going to be in the appeal court again.

I understand that it's taking longer to her with covid I think I just need a little bit of reassurance ?


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  • janer1967
    janer1967 Community member Posts: 21,964 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hi there 

    Your PIP will continue to it's end date 

    Hopefully your new claim will be complete by then and the new decision will then take over 

    As for if your claim is successful we can't say 

    Appointments for assessments are a long wait in some areas all you can do is wait 
  • Tori_Scope
    Tori_Scope Scope Posts: 12,508 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hi @kezhendo73 :) As Janer1967 has said, it can take a little while to hear back. Please do keep us updated. I know it's easier said than done, but try not to worry too much about it in the meantime.

    I'm sorry that you were having such a bad time with your health. How is your physical and mental health now? Are you receiving the support you need? 

    National Campaigns Officer at Scope, she/her

  • wilko
    wilko Community member Posts: 2,458 Disability Gamechanger
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    @kezhendo73, have you contacted the DWP to enquire if they received your renewal pack. The whole process can take several months to get your award notification letter. I would phone the DWP on Monday I know it will be a long wait but have your iPad, tablet handy to muck around on while you wait as long as you have your ID details to hand snd you can listen to the phone at the same time. You may get an update of your renewal or at least they have received your renewal application and are proceeding with it. 
  • woodbine
    woodbine Community member Posts: 12,096 Disability Gamechanger
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    If you provided a mobile number they should text you when they receive your forms and have scanned them onto the system, so as above all you can do is phone them on Monday, good idea to do so at 9a.m before they get too busy

    2024 Election won

  • kezhendo73
    kezhendo73 Community member Posts: 37 Courageous
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    Hi thank you all for your comments I received a letter yesterday morning which reads that I've already contacted them to make another claim and that they have extended my PIP payments which allows us time to look for the at your new pip claim you do not have to do anything about this we will continue to pay your pip as normal your extended pip award has been extended until 1st of October..
    In the meantime I'm I'm still panicking.

    @Tori_Scope my physical health remains the same some days are better than others where my mental health has took a serious dip my doctor has lowered my antidepressant in the hope of getting me off at completely because they want start me on amitriptyline but to be honest I'm going through hell as for support I have my husband and children but no other on the medical side I just feel that they've give me a label and sent me on my way ?
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