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TOPIC: Time span flow Dwp to get assessor a report?

Time span flow Dwp to get assessor a report? 2 months 3 weeks ago #168556

Hi Jane

I was told 6 to 8 weeks for a decision and they were right it took 8 weeks.
Soon tired of going to the letterbox everyday after a few weeks, best to focus on something else good in your life and hope you don't have to wait as long as i did, but I would not expect anything less than 6 weeks.
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Time span flow Dwp to get assessor a report? 2 months 1 week ago #169648

I just had another question...are the assessors meant to write the score down on their report? As on mine it just has the little dot next to the relevant questions. Does a case manager add it all up? Thankyou
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Time span flow Dwp to get assessor a report? 2 months 1 week ago #169653

Hi Jane,

The assessor would usually write down the wording of the descriptor they believe is satisfied but not, necessarily, supply the actual points.
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Last Edit: 2 months 1 week ago by Mrs Hurtyback.
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Time span flow Dwp to get assessor a report? 2 months 1 week ago #169709

Thankyou Mrs Hurtyback.....the end of the road is near for me, a decision was made on my claim last Thursday, but unable to find out probably till tomorrow. Nervous wreck here.
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Time span flow Dwp to get assessor a report? 1 month 3 weeks ago #170665

Just a quick update, and to say thankyou for all your help here on this site. I verbally got my decision on 4th October via phone call saying I have received the enhanced rate of both care and mobility and received this in writing last Friday. To say I am shocked is an under statement as I was on lower for dla.
Personally I found the whole process of going from dla to pip ok...I got a home assessment from Atos after explaining why I couldn't get to an appointment at one of their centres. The assessor arrived on 7th September, and stayed at my home for around an hour and a half. She handed her report in which they received on the 9th September. I requested a copy which I received exactly one week later. The case manager made a decision exactly 3 weeks after receiving the form, then a week after that the letter arrived.
I just want to thank the site again for all the information you provide, and help received in the forum.
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Time span flow Dwp to get assessor a report? 1 month 3 weeks ago #170690

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JAne

Excellent news. Well done.

GOrdon
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