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Back Payment. When should my father expect his back pay?

liseyhw
liseyhw Member Posts: 6 Listener
edited September 28 in PIP, DLA, and AA
Hello all,

I helped my father apply for PIP back in March, he has some health conditions that effect his memory and get very anxious so I deal with most of his affairs, he finally got an assessment on 6th September. We asked for a copy of the report and received it last Thursday. We were both happy with his report as it was a true reflection of what he needs and what care he requires. I called yesterday to see if a decision has been made, the lady on the phone told me the award had been given on Friday 24th Sept and a letter has been sent out but couldn’t give me any further info. Can I ask when he should expect to be paid his back pay please? I’ve been helping my father with finances recently as he has been short each month with paying for care etc. So would be good to know for peace of mind. 

This forum has helped me so much over this process so thank you wonderful people!

Comments

  • holly8323
    holly8323 Member Posts: 5 Listener
    hi i just phoned for a update on my claim. they said descion was made on the 24th and my backpay will be in the bank on thursday this week. so maybe ypurs will be around the same. 
  • Snow92
    Snow92 Member Posts: 49 Courageous
    you should receive it within 3-5 working days depending on who you bank with 
  • Teddybear12
    Teddybear12 Member Posts: 782 Pioneering
    @holly8323 Fingers crossed. Good luck.
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Member Posts: 23,910 Disability Gamechanger
    liseyhw said:
    Hello all,

    I helped my father apply for PIP back in March, he has some health conditions that effect his memory and get very anxious so I deal with most of his affairs, he finally got an assessment on 6th September. We asked for a copy of the report and received it last Thursday. We were both happy with his report as it was a true reflection of what he needs and what care he requires. I called yesterday to see if a decision has been made, the lady on the phone told me the award had been given on Friday 24th Sept and a letter has been sent out but couldn’t give me any further info. Can I ask when he should expect to be paid his back pay please? I’ve been helping my father with finances recently as he has been short each month with paying for care etc. So would be good to know for peace of mind. 

    This forum has helped me so much over this process so thank you wonderful people!

    If a decision had been made on 24th it takes 24 hours for them to be able to see it so when you rang yesterday it may not have been 24 hours at that time.
  • liseyhw
    liseyhw Member Posts: 6 Listener
    holly8323 said:
    hi i just phoned for a update on my claim. they said descion was made on the 24th and my backpay will be in the bank on thursday this week. so maybe ypurs will be around the same. 
    Thank you, hopefully it will be. Good luck with everything ☺️

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