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Waiting on decision. I had my assessment on the 8th October. Should I be concerned?

Faffy123
Faffy123 Member Posts: 2 Listener
edited October 2021 in PIP, DLA, and AA
Hi all I'm new here.

So I started my pip claim back in May and had my telephone assessment on Friday the 8th October. I phoned up on Tuesday the 12th to see if any news and to request a copy of the assessment report. The lady I spoke to told me that correspondence had been sent to me on Saturday the 9th October yet I have received nothing so far and she couldn't tell me anymore.

The only thing I have had was a text message on Monday the 11th October to say they had received the report.
Should I be concerned by this or just be patient now and wait?

Comments

  • janer1967
    janer1967 Member Posts: 13,272 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi and welcome to the community 

    The average wait for a decision is 8 weeks some as long as 12 weeks so I would be a bit more patient 
  • Tori_Scope
    Tori_Scope Posts: 7,005

    Scope community team

    Welcome to the community @Faffy123 :)

    Just to let you know, I removed the duplicate post you made. 

    As Janer1967 has said, waiting times vary but can be quite long unfortunately. 

    How do you feel the assessment went? 
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  • calcotti
    calcotti Member Posts: 3,746 Disability Gamechanger
    Faffy123 said:.. The lady I spoke to told me that correspondence had been sent to me on Saturday the 9th October yet I have received nothing so far and she couldn't tell me anymore. 
    If you were told you were sent a letter on the 9th October and haven't received it yet then I suggest you ring and ask them to send you another copy. If you're lucky you'll get someone more helpful who will also tell what the letter says.
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