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Hello, I've just joined the site and my username is Juniper

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Juniper
Juniper Community member Posts: 1 Listener
I came across this site while searching on Google about how / where to ask for a copy of my recent PIP assessment report. I saw a 'headline' saying something like "I just received the decision on my PIP application and I'm so hurt" (or words to that effect. I'm in the same situation, and "hurt" doesn't even begin to describe how I feel, so I thought I'd join this Community to read about others' experiences and hopefully receive some advice. It's gone 3am (3.17 to be precise as I write this) and my head is spinning with it all but I'll try to get some sleep now and check in again later this morning. Thanks for letting me into the Group.

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  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 55,302 Disability Gamechanger
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    You need to ring PIP for a copy of the assessment report.

    Personal Independence Payment (PIP)

    Telephone: 0800 121 4433
    Textphone: 0800 121 4493
    Relay UK (if you cannot hear or speak on the phone): 18001 then 0800 121 4433
    British Sign Language (BSL) video relay service if you’re on a computer - find out how to use the service on mobile or tablet
    Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm
    Find out about call charges

    Have you had the decision on that claim?
    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
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    Hello and welcome to the community @Juniper I hope you managed to get some sleep after posting this morning?

    It can be a real knockback reading a PIP report, as it might not clearly reflect how our conditions impact us day to day. You're certainly not alone in feeling this way as you say. Make sure you take time to look after yourself and your wellbeing this week. There'll be plenty of support waiting for you here when your ready to come back online. 

    It would be helpful to know if you've got your decision letter yet? Once you have, you can decide whether or not you'd like to challenge the decision. We can help support you through your next steps as and when :) 

    If you've got any questions, or would just like to chat, please don't hesitate to let us know.

    Alex
    Online Community Coordinator
    Scope

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