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TOPIC: pip assesment /cancelled/re asess success ?

pip assesment /cancelled/re asess success ? 1 week 6 days ago #174195

had my first DLA to Pips first appointment cancelled / had a second Pips and this was a succes/ out of the blue three weeks later i am told another PiPs test is neccessary other examiner left (so tey tell me)this examiner has blatantly lied on every point and i failed
i have fibromyalgia already had tripple by pass of main coronary arteries and due more ops in the coming years if i last that long suffer from angina and to boot i cant even walkmore than five yards due to reduced flow of my arteries i aso have serious memory lapses and i dont drive but the person stated i can comfortably drive and follow directions ?
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pip assesment /cancelled/re asess success ? 1 week 5 days ago #174249

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qprouk1 wrote:
had my first DLA to Pips first appointment cancelled / had a second Pips and this was a succes/ out of the blue three weeks later i am told another PiPs test is neccessary other examiner left (so tey tell me)this examiner has blatantly lied on every point and i failed
i have fibromyalgia already had tripple by pass of main coronary arteries and due more ops in the coming years if i last that long suffer from angina and to boot i cant even walkmore than five yards due to reduced flow of my arteries i aso have serious memory lapses and i dont drive but the person stated i can comfortably drive and follow directions ?

Have you had a Decision yet? I'm afraid you can't take any action until you do.

Gordon
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pip assesment /cancelled/re asess success ? 1 week 5 days ago #174280

award standard rate daily living
cant award pip with mobility
reading the statement of entitlement i think this assessment was for someone else
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pip assesment /cancelled/re asess success ? 1 week 5 days ago #174306

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qprouk1 wrote:
award standard rate daily living
cant award pip with mobility
reading the statement of entitlement i think this assessment was for someone else

The first stage to challenging a Decision is for you to request a Mandatory Reconsideration, this needs to be done in writing to the DWP, within one month of the Decision, to the office that dealt with your claim, have a look at our PIP MR & Appeal guide for details of the process, the PIP area also has template letters that you can use to make the request with.

www.benefitsandwork.co.uk/help-for-claimants/pip

You should contact the DWP for a copy of the assessment report if you have not already done so, I would phone them but again follow up the request in writing. Once you have the assessment report you will have a better understanding of how the DWP Decision Maker has come to their conclusions and will then be able to argue against them.

Your primary task is to show that you meet the criteria, there are many reasons you may have failed, you need to address each of these but don't get bogged down in criticising the assessment report unless you can clearly show that it is incorrect, it is a lot easier to argue the facts of the situation;

"the assessor recorded that I walked 50m, I did but they have failed to document that I had to stop every 10m for a rest due to breathlessness"

than their opinions

"based on my observations of the claimant walking I believe that they can reliably walk more than 200m.

When you have a better idea of the issues with your claim, come back to the forum and we will do our best to help.

Gordon
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