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TOPIC: ESA F2F Horrendous & interesting ...

ESA F2F Horrendous & interesting ... 1 week 1 day ago #175379

About time!!!! Contact center answered.

Been awarded 3 whole years!!!!!

And its being taken not from reassessment but new payment date
How very kind of the powers that be ( doffs my wolly hat to them) .

Only waiting on the ESA85A now.
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ESA F2F Horrendous & interesting ... 5 days 14 hours ago #175605

It arrived ! ESA85A
To the point, "work us unlikely in the longer term"

However ...
Medical evidence suggests the client cannot mobilise unaided by another person, more than 50 meters without stopping because if significant discomfort etc etc

Question :
i made clear no walking for majority of time and definately no more than 20 meters ..

Will this HP report of 50m have a adverse affect towards my pip claim ??
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ESA F2F Horrendous & interesting ... 4 days 20 hours ago #175649

Hi Cats,

All I can say is that we have not seen an ESA result being used to reduce or remove an PIP claim.
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ESA F2F Horrendous & interesting ... 4 days 18 hours ago #175687

Mrs Hurtyback wrote:
Hi Cats,

All I can say is that we have not seen an ESA result being used to reduce or remove an PIP claim.


So having an ESA award on descriptors for mobility, would not help towards a pip claim with the similar mobility descriptor?

My understanding is pip is a 20m rule

Evidence submitted to ESA clearly confirms mobily lower and no more than 20m ...
Yet HP states 50m.
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ESA F2F Horrendous & interesting ... 4 days 18 hours ago #175705

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CAts

Whilst an ESA assessor can state a lower distance if they wish, the legal requirement is 50m or less so all they have to certify is that this is the case, so you cannot assume that your ESA award is an acceptance that you can only walk 20m.

Gordon
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ESA F2F Horrendous & interesting ... 4 days 18 hours ago #175712

Gordon wrote:
CAts

Whilst an ESA assessor can state a lower distance if they wish, the legal requirement is 50m or less so all they have to certify is that this is the case, so you cannot assume that your ESA award is an acceptance that you can only walk 20m.

Gordon

No the ESA is not an acceptance that I can only walk 20m ( in fact a lot less) as the healthcare professional states 50m.

But now I understand what you are saying about the legal requirement or 50m.

I am / was concerned on the pip discriptor for mobility that he pip assessors would use the ESA85A against my pip claim, if I were to send it as evidence.
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