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Hi, my name is anitams1960! Currently stressing over my PIP review

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anitams1960
anitams1960 Community member Posts: 5 Listener
edited January 2022 in PIP, DLA, and AA
Thank you for letting me join your forum

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  • Sandy_123
    Sandy_123 Scope Member Posts: 55,660 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hi @anitams1960 welcome to the forum.  Join in with topics. Plenty to natter about.
  • chiarieds
    chiarieds Community member Posts: 16,162 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hi @anitams1960 - thank you for joining us all. I hope you find this forum both friendly & supportive. Please let us know if we can help you in any way.
  • Ross_Alumni
    Ross_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 7,652 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hello @anitams1960

    Wishing you a warm welcome to the community, it's a pleasure to have you join us and I hope you enjoy taking part here. This is a very warm, supportive place so I would encourage you to have a browse and get involved wherever you'd like.

    We have numerous categories of discussion, which can be accessed via this page, and that includes our virtual coffee lounge where we play games and have general chit chat, so I would certainly advise having a gander in there.

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  • anitams1960
    anitams1960 Community member Posts: 5 Listener
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    I am 61 with ms & arthritis. Currently stressing over pip review. Sent forms late December. Wondering how long before I hear anything.
  • Poppy_
    Poppy_ Community Volunteer Host Posts: 192 Pioneering
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    Hi, welcome to the community. 
    The results of the PIP review can vary, it can be around a few months, or it can be a few weeks. 
    Poppy_
    Community Volunteer Host with a passion for reading.

  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,061 Disability Gamechanger
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    HI,
    There are huge backlogs for PIP at the moment. We have members on here that are still waiting several months after returning the form.
    You should expect another assessment as most people have them even for reviews. Paper based assessment are possible but rare.
    I would appreciate it if members wouldn't tag me please. I have all notifcations turned off and wouldn't want a member thinking i'm being rude by not replying.
    If i see a question that i know the answer to i will try my best to help.
  • anitams1960
    anitams1960 Community member Posts: 5 Listener
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    Thank you, last assessment was at home so wasn't too bad. Thank you for info. 
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,061 Disability Gamechanger
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    Most are still being done through telephone, some are face to face. Home assessments haven't taken place since before the pendemic.
    I would appreciate it if members wouldn't tag me please. I have all notifcations turned off and wouldn't want a member thinking i'm being rude by not replying.
    If i see a question that i know the answer to i will try my best to help.
  • anitams1960
    anitams1960 Community member Posts: 5 Listener
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    When we have long term conditions, backed up by consultants letters. Wouldn't you think they could save so much time by fast tracking & concentrating on assessing new applications.  I have ms, would love to recover & start skipping around the place lol. 
    Thank you for the info.
  • anitams1960
    anitams1960 Community member Posts: 5 Listener
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    You are right, I'm just frustrated to have to go through the performance again when it's obvious from my notes that my condition deteriorates not improves over time. Thanks for the info.

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