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I got a letter from the dwp today good news

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cupcake88
cupcake88 Posts: 1,304 Pioneering
Hi every one I was expected to have a assessment coming up but today I got a letter from pip saying my pip has stayed the same as this happened to any one before I’m guessing they did it as a paper based assessment, 

kind regards 

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  • Alex_Alumni
    Alex_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 7,561 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hi @cupcake88 that's great to hear, and yes, it sounds like it was a paper based assessment.

    Thanks for updating us :) How are you feeling about it? It must be nice knowing you won't have to worry about an assessment.
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  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 56,998 Disability Gamechanger
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    That's great news. Yes, paper based assessments are rare but they can happen. Now you can at least relax a little knowing your PIP review has been completed.
    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.
  • Sue_Alumni
    Sue_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 485 Pioneering
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    Morning @cupcake88
    Well done ! Are you happy with the decision ? Is it what you were hoping for ?
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  • ShirleyW
    ShirleyW Community member Posts: 355 Pioneering
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    My husband has been on PIP for just over 4 years, previously DLA for approximately 18 years.
    We twice had to go to tribunal with DLA but the first PIP was granted after a physical face to face assessment.

    The renewal questionnaire came last October approximately.  He was given the same level again but for 10 years on a paper assessment. That will take him into his early seventies so it's a big relief. 

    Paper assessments do happen but not very often. 

  • cupcake88
    cupcake88 Posts: 1,304 Pioneering
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    Hi every one yes it’s a huge weight off my mind and it’s great that it was paper based I don’t have to go threw the stress of a assessment. 
  • L_Volunteer
    L_Volunteer Community Volunteer Adviser, Scope Member Posts: 7,982 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hi @cupcake88. Thanks for your response.

    I am really glad to hear it is a huge weight off your mind and was paper-based so you don't have to go through the stress of an assessment.

    If we can do anything else to support you, please don't hesitate to let us know  :)
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  • Sue_Alumni
    Sue_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 485 Pioneering
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    @cupcake88 I'm so pleased that you got the decision you wanted.  Take care 
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