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Mandatory Reconsideration Successful

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Gazzanova
Gazzanova Community member Posts: 14 Listener
Hi all I sent all my evidence in and my mandatory reconsideration was successful.I got 11 points on daily living and 10 points on mobility. 

However when I went through about how many points I should recieve, I had 26 for daily living and 14 for mobility.

So I'm sort of looking for a bit of advice on weather I should appeal or not?

Thanks

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  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 56,998 Disability Gamechanger
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    It's very easy to overscore yourself with the PIP descriptors if you don't full understand they mean and the criteria, just as easy to underscore yourself too.
    No one here can tell you whether you should appeal that decision because we don't know exactly how your conditions affect you.
    Before doing anything else you need to get some expert advice. Start here. https://advicelocal.uk/

    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.
  • wilko
    wilko Community member Posts: 2,458 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hello, I have to agree with Poppy on this when or if you or I do a self PIP test if we are not honest and truthful to the answers we submit then we can and will get a different answers to what we really should be getting in a real,assessment situation. Sometimes we submit to much of the wrong information or to little of the correct evidence and information in our PIP application forms. 
  • Alex_Alumni
    Alex_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 7,561 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hello @Gazzanova if you'd like a clear overview of the steps to take if you're advised to challenge the decision, you can find Scope's information here. But do make use of Advice Local first.

    If there's anything else you're unsure of please do let us know.

    Alex
    Online Community Coordinator
    Scope

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