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TOPIC: Qualified person?

Qualified person? 1 month 2 weeks ago #171239

Are you allowed to have a welfare rights officer or a solicitor present at your PIP home assessment?
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Qualified person? 1 month 2 weeks ago #171263

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Gareth wrote:
Are you allowed to have a welfare rights officer or a solicitor present at your PIP home assessment?

Yes you can, they can take notes and may be allowed to make some input to the interview, but be aware if they interfere in the process the assessment could be terminated and you could be classed as failing to participate, so you would need to keep a tightt rein on them.

Gordon
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Qualified person? 1 month 2 weeks ago #171283

It's not for me it's for a mate who's undergoing a home PIP assessment next week and asked if he could do the above if he anted to.
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