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Pip Telephone Assessment

Gobbygirl66 Member Posts: 26 Listener
Hi All 
I finally have a pip assessment on 24th march and I am bricking it,I last had a face2face one 2018 and the assessor wrote a pack of lies given no points so took it to tribunal and won,but this is worrying me has anyone got recent experience of what I should expect and how to explain my problems, I suffer with syncope seizures,depression,arthritis.


  • woodbine
    woodbine Community Co-Production Group Posts: 5,681 Disability Gamechanger
    A telephone assessment will be similar to a face2face, did you keep a copy of what you sent in so you can have a good read through it? Make a note of any points you want to get across and take your time answering.
    I am a person with epilepsy not an epileptic, my illness doesn't define me.
  • mikehughescq
    mikehughescq Member Posts: 7,842 Disability Gamechanger
    Telephone assessments have a much better reputation than face to face. None of the judgemental nonsense about what you looked like etc. can come into play, Better outcomes in general too. 

    If all you worry about is lies then the same will happen as in 2018. The key to succeeding is preparation. You have an ideal background because you’ve already seen how wrong inferences can be drawn. This time around you have the opportunity to think about what they might under from your evidence and make notes in advance of the things you need to say to challenge those.


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