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Hi, my name is ECT!

ECT Community member Posts: 1 Listener
Hey all, so I had my face to face assessment last Tuesday.  Thy said up to 8 weeks for a decision but have eard it can be a lot quicker.. I first applied on 12th July (sent forms off).. anyone get their decision quicker thnn8 weeks? Any help appreciated. Feeling a bit stressed if it's going to be 8 weeks of waiting. 


  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 55,264 Disability Gamechanger
    You haven't said what benefit this is related too so i'll guess it's PIP. If so then a decision can be anything between 2-12 weeks.
    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.
  • Alex_Alumni
    Alex_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 7,562 Disability Gamechanger
    Hello and welcome @ECT and thanks for your query :) 

    Can I just check, is this for your PIP claim, or something else? Due to a big backlog after covid, I'm afraid waiting times for PIP fall anywhere between 2-12 weeks, and can sometimes be longer. 

    How do you feel the assessment went last week?

    And in terms of managing feelings of stress, do you have anything you enjoy doing that helps you feel relaxed and calm?
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