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pip reassessment

ollieandduke
ollieandduke Member Posts: 165 Courageous
well i received a text this morning telling me my pip reassessment form is in the post. they could have waited till after xmas to send the text oh well can anyone tell me if i get a letter off my doctor telling pip i cant walk or travel or climb stairs, wether it will allow me to either have an home assessment or stop me having an assessment at all

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  • woodbine
    woodbine Community Co-Production Group Posts: 5,669 Disability Gamechanger
    It won't stop the need for an assessment but it might/could get you a home visit
    I am a person with epilepsy not an epileptic, my illness doesn't define me.
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Member Posts: 24,798 Disability Gamechanger
    HI,

    Most people have face to face assessments so expect one of those, it's rare to have a paper based assessment.

    When you receive those forms you should put as much information as possible about how your conditions affect you against the PIP descriptors. Adding a couple of real life examples of what happened the last time you attempted that activity for each descriptor that applies to you.

    Despite the word review and the shortened form, you should treat this as a new claim. Good luck.
  • Chloe_Scope
    Chloe_Scope Scope Posts: 10,565 Disability Gamechanger
    Very best of luck @ollieandduke, please do let us know if we can do anything else to help. :)
    Scope

  • ollieandduke
    ollieandduke Member Posts: 165 Courageous
    thank you all merry xmas xx

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