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Question about assessors

Chris_D_Clarke Member Posts: 1 Listener
edited May 2020 in PIP, DLA, and AA
Sorry for troubling people with this but really do need to know...are pip assessors allowed to give a false name and to assess people who live close proximity to them 


  • Cressida
    Cressida Member Posts: 980 Connected
    I'd be very surprised if they were. Why would anyone want to do that?
  • woodbine
    woodbine Member Posts: 7,499 Disability Gamechanger
    If you went to an assessment and the assessor was someone you know then you would be within your rights to ask for another appointment with a different assessor.
    Be extra nice to new members.
  • atlas47
    atlas47 Member Posts: 238 Pioneering
    Hi @Chris_D_Clarke

    A very warm welcome.

    You should think about ringing the PIP helpline and requesting a copy of the assessment report. Then you will be better informed about the outcome of the. Assessment.

    All HCP professionals have to belong to a Regulatory Body and follow strict codes of conduct.

    They cannot give a false name to anyone, whilst acting in a professional capacity.

    There is no relevance to the distance, the assessor resides to you.

    Please let us know, if we can assist further.

    Best wishes


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