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Pip assesment

poppy60poppy60 Member Posts: 46 Connected
hi
i received a text today from dwp saying they had received my form back about my assessment.
I had a paramedic , she asked if I drive I said I don’t anymore . She also asked if I go our pet alone to which I answered no . Then she said what would happen if you went out alone , I said I would be anxious because of my balance problems etc . Do you think I would get points fit that ? Or no points at all .

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  • poppy123456poppy123456 Member Posts: 22,218 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi,

    Do you mean DWP received your PIP assessment report back? If so you can ring them and ask for a copy to be sent to you, this will give you some idea what a decision is likely to be as they mostly go with the report.

    No one can tell you if you'll successfully be awarded or not. As no one here knows how your conditions affect you daily it's totally impossible to answer that question.

    Hopefully it won't be too long.
    Proud winner of the 2019 empowering others award. This award was given for supporting disabled people and their families for the benefit advice I have given to members here on the community.
  • poppy60poppy60 Member Posts: 46 Connected
    Ok thank you .
  • poppy60poppy60 Member Posts: 46 Connected
    I put on my form that I needed help getting in and out of shower but she never said anything about that , she only asked if I used a bath and I said no .
  • poppy123456poppy123456 Member Posts: 22,218 Disability Gamechanger
    Did you answer with just a no or did you explain why you don't use the bath? Answering with just a no doesn't tell them anything other than you don't use a bath.
    Proud winner of the 2019 empowering others award. This award was given for supporting disabled people and their families for the benefit advice I have given to members here on the community.
  • poppy60poppy60 Member Posts: 46 Connected
    I told her I couldn’t get in or out of the bath even if I had one . On my form I put need help getting in and out of shower but she didn’t ask about that and I forgot to mention as she said she had read my specialist letters and only wanted to ask a few more questions.
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