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TOPIC: PIP ANSWERS TOO LONG?

PIP ANSWERS TOO LONG? 2 months 2 weeks ago #192688

I'm just roughing out my answers on my PIP form. All the information I give is detailed and relevant. My concern is my answers are too long - about one side of hand written A4 for each question. Is this too long? Is there such a thing as too much information?

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PIP ANSWERS TOO LONG? 2 months 2 weeks ago #192719

JM1970 wrote: I'm just roughing out my answers on my PIP form. All the information I give is detailed and relevant. My concern is my answers are too long - about one side of hand written A4 for each question. Is this too long? Is there such a thing as too much information?


A page is fine, I think I averaged two pages per question but it was typed, there's no right or wrong amount of information to include when describing your problems and don't be concerned about repeating information from one answer to another.

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PIP ANSWERS TOO LONG? 2 months 2 weeks ago #192737

Did you handwrite in the boxes at all or just say " please see attached sheets" that were typed? That's another my concerns as my handwriting is awful.

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PIP ANSWERS TOO LONG? 2 months 2 weeks ago #192754

JM1970 wrote: Did you handwrite in the boxes at all or just say " please see attached sheets" that were typed? That's another my concerns as my handwriting is awful.


Just see attached, I don't recommend splitting answers between the form and further pages, it invites those reading your information to just read what is in the form.

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PIP ANSWERS TOO LONG? 2 months 2 weeks ago #192789

That's excellent advice. Also at the end of each answer which gives detailed examples etc I am considering putting a summary box. It will read I can't do this activity at all unassisted for this amount of time. When I do the activity I can't do it reliably because it takes me xx amount of time for reasons stated above, it is unsafe because of examples above, the standard is unsatisfactory because of mainly xx but main details above, I can't repeat it mainly because but more details above. Medical evidence from X, Y and Z confirms the same.

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PIP ANSWERS TOO LONG? 2 months 2 weeks ago #192791

JM

That's a good idea, the only change I would recommend, assuming you can, is put it at the start of your answer rather than the end.

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