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PIP Paper Based for mental health

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zain2471
zain2471 Community member Posts: 12 Listener
edited May 2022 in PIP, DLA, and AA
First applied pip on the 21st Jan they sent out the form to me on 28th Jan 
They received it in March then Capita sent out a form to carer for more information which was the same as pip form  and I was told they were doing a paper based assessment I thn received a text again in May saying they've received my pip assesment report and they will write to me again once they've made a decision and told to wait 8 weeks and was told not to contact us

I have ocd anxiety social anxiety depression 

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  • leeCal
    leeCal Community member Posts: 7,550 Disability Gamechanger
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    Good luck with your application, fingers crossed 🤞 

    “This is my simple religion. No need for temples. No need for complicated philosophy. Your own mind, your own heart is the temple. Your philosophy is simple kindness.” 
    ― Dalai Lama XIV

  • zain2471
    zain2471 Community member Posts: 12 Listener
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  • Tori_Scope
    Tori_Scope Scope Posts: 12,508 Disability Gamechanger
    edited May 2022
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    Welcome to the community @zain2471 :) 

    Thank you for posting about your PIP experience so far. Fingers crossed you won't have to wait too long for the decision! Please do let us know how you get on. 

    As you've mentioned living with OCD, anxiety, social anxiety, and depression, I was just wondering whether you feel as though you're receiving enough support to help you manage your mental health at the moment? 

    National Campaigns Officer at Scope, she/her

  • zain2471
    zain2471 Community member Posts: 12 Listener
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    I've received my assesment report that I requested the assessor requested I need help for everything except for mobility part on second one which suggests walking and that I can walk but have pain whilst in walking  but on the planning and following journey it says I need help so I don't know yet how many points I've got yet can I request another report after the decision maker makes final decision?  
  • Alex_Alumni
    Alex_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 7,561 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hello @zain2471 if you're unhappy with the outcome of your PIP application you can read information on how to challenge the decision on Turn2Us's website.

    When you get the decision letter, this explains exactly how you've been awarded points.

    Remember at this stage the report is a recommendation for the decision maker, so what they decide might be different.
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