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PIP Assessment Tomorrow - What will They Ask? Very Anxious.

Felines17 Member Posts: 1 Listener
edited July 2017 in PIP, DLA, and AA
I have my atoms pip assessment in two days.The anxiety is making me feel ill.What will they ask.


  • gnmeads
    gnmeads Member Posts: 187 Pioneering
    Hi Felines17 welcome to the Scope community. Is there anything we can help you with?
  • steve51
    steve51 Member Posts: 7,154 Disability Gamechanger
    edited August 2017
    Hi @Felines17.

    It is great to meet you !!!!

    Please please go over to our home page where you will find a number of Advisors & loads of info on the PIP Assessments.

    We also have a very active online community where you can "meet & great" other members in the same predicament as yourself.

  • Sam_Alumni
    Sam_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 7,682 Disability Gamechanger
    edited July 2017
    Hi @Felines17 we have some videos that can help you.

    Senior online community officer
  • MikeBroderick
    MikeBroderick Member Posts: 234 Pioneering
    Hi @Felines17:

    Welcome! We have a lot of information here on the site which should help.

    Please watch this video:

    Also, please see the following resources: PIP OverviewPIP Self Test, PIP Frequently Asked Questions, and the discussions in PIP/DLA

    You are allowed to bring someone with you, which is recommended as it never hurts to have another pair of eyes and ears.

    @mossycow, @nanof6 @Priadel800 Can you provide any further advice please?

    Best wishes!

  • davet
    davet Member Posts: 77 Courageous
    hi felines 17
    I would strongly suggest that you take someone with you, at my assessment I attempted to discuss my loss of balance but the assessor just ignored it , later in the assessment attempting to carry out a movement on my leg, I lost my balance and almost fell from the chair, this was not noted in my report, and when I ask the dwp why, they simply ignore the question, my report also states that I bent over and picked a bag from the floor, although it does not say that I was seated at the time, however as I did not take anyone with me I have no proof of either of these.
  • wildlife
    wildlife Member Posts: 1,308 Pioneering
    edited August 2017
    @davet It wouldn't make any difference if you had someone with you. My husband was sat next to me throughout my assessment, he opened a bottle of water for me which was clearly seen by my assessor. But she wrote on her report that I opened it holding it between my legs by taking off the plastic label round the middle. This was to try and say I had no problem using my hands. This was a total lie. I've complained in writing and also had 2 arguments over the phone with both ATOS and DWP who both say my Husband is not an independent witness. 


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