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TOPIC: PIP 1003 - electronic versions & submission

PIP 1003 - electronic versions & submission 5 months 3 weeks ago #172954

MSHusband wrote: bad form to reply to ones own post, but I seem to remember when applying for ESA it was suggested to send a duplicate copy of the form to the Decision Maker.

Would this be appropriate for PIP ?


There is certainly no harm in doing so if you wish.

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PIP 1003 - electronic versions & submission 5 months 2 weeks ago #173434

Where/how would I find the correct address for the decision maker for our case ?

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PIP 1003 - electronic versions & submission 5 months 2 weeks ago #173435

MSHusband wrote: Where/how would I find the correct address for the decision maker for our case ?

Thanks


Use the address from the last letter you had about your ESA.

Gordon
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PIP 1003 - electronic versions & submission 5 months 1 day ago #175114

Have received a reply from Capita, requesting a face to face assessment at a venue in a major city.

This is despite a clear request on the PIP form that if needed, could an assessment be a home visit ?

Is there anything to be read into the decision to ignore that request (for example, have they ignored the rest of the form ?) ?

What would be the next step to ask for a home visit ? Just ring and ask ?

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PIP 1003 - electronic versions & submission 5 months 1 day ago #175120

Just to add to the previous question, the scheduled appointment requires getting out of the house by 7:04 am (their calculations).

This is despite being told in the submission that fatigue and morning routine mean my wife is never ready before 10:00 am.

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PIP 1003 - electronic versions & submission 5 months 1 day ago #175138

MSHusband

You cannot be asked to attend an appointment where the journey time is more than 90 minutes each way.

As to a home assessment you will not get one without your GP writing to the Assessment Provider explaining why she cannot attend at their offices.

Gordon
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