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TOPIC: ESA Support Group and new PIP claim

ESA Support Group and new PIP claim 4 months 6 days ago #165083

Thanks for your reply I will defo use the letter for evidence thank u. :)

As anyone used this website to help with letters to doctors....

fightback.boards.net/thread/924/pip-temp...-sar-reconsideration

Sorry if i'm not allowed to put links on here.....
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ESA Support Group and new PIP claim 4 months 6 days ago #165119

I'm writing some rough details down for the Moving Around part of the PIP form with the help of your guide- ready for when we get the form through post-

I'm just wondering if I should put down that we have been getting harassed by someone :angry: and we aren't keen on going out unless its an important reason like doctors or school run. My husband doesn't like to go out as it causes more repercussions and he is worried that the person is waiting for him, he doesn't like going out in his wheelchair as he feels people are looking at him and judging him.

Any info would be a great help- sorry for all the questions tho
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ESA Support Group and new PIP claim 4 months 6 days ago #165122

Hi Sarah,

Has your husband been diagnosed with anxiety? If so, the fact that he worries about going out is pertinent and you can explain that the harassment has made this worse. If he has not been diagnosed with any mental health issue then I don't think it will make any difference to mention it.
Nothing on this board constitutes legal advice - always consult a professional about specific problems
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ESA Support Group and new PIP claim 4 months 2 days ago #165288

Hi Thanks for reply.

My husband was told he as panic attacks, and that he is stressed and should talk to a counselor- which we was given a number for- but my husband is one of those people that doesn't like talking to anyone and holds it all in. He wasn't given any medication for it.

I have put a letter into doctors requesting a letter to help with my husband's claim- so hopefully that will help as well.

:)
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ESA Support Group and new PIP claim 3 months 2 weeks ago #166457

Hi, I'm just wondering if anybody knows what happens at an appointee interview, because my husbands PIP claim is delayed due to waiting for this interview.

For one of my husbands other benefits i didn't have a interview- but was told by the lady i spoke to from the PIP phone line that they are different.
Any information or advice would be grateful.

Thanks
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ESA Support Group and new PIP claim 3 months 2 weeks ago #166494

HI Sarah,

The assessor will want to talk to you and your husband and make sure they believe it is in your husband's best interests for you to act as his appointee.
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