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TOPIC: P.I.P Assesment ?

P.I.P Assesment ? 3 weeks 6 days ago #197633

Could someone who has been through the Assesment with the French firm " ATOS" give me the benefit of their experience "PLEASE"?
Should I record the Assesment as there seems to be conflicting opinions?
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P.I.P Assesment ? 3 weeks 6 days ago #197649

Hi m+b,

To be honest, I think there is probably a bigger difference between individual assessors than between the 2 Assessment Provider companies.

I was assesses by ATOS. The assessor was a nurse and was professional in her manner. However, she failed to take into account the 'reliability' element when assessing my mobility.

I am sure other members will tell you of their own experiences.

It is up to you whether you want to record the assessment. If you do you must get permission from ATOS first. It will be up to you to provide the necessary equipment capable of carrying out 2 identical recordings at the same time. This can be something like 2 cassette recorders, you cannot use digital recording devices.
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P.I.P Assesment ? 3 weeks 5 days ago #197692

As Mrs Hurtybasck said, all are diffent.
I had a very curt, and to be frank, most uncaring, robot like female nurse.
I guess it's just the luck of the draw?
She also failed to take into account reliability and impact of any aspect of my conditions.
E.g. told her I'm hypermobile, I could move my wrists back to front if she asked me, but I'd be in excruciating pain regardless of mostly all joint movements. None of this was mentioned at all in the report assessment. She said I moved with ease.
Reading on the forum, I think their are 'good' and 'bad' unfortunately.
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