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TOPIC: ESA 16 months later

ESA 16 months later 2 years 8 months ago #122372

just had a call from DWP saying that my daughter has just been awarded ESA and is in the support group, and that its being backdated to last february 2013, we didnt even need to go for a medical assessment :cheer:
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ESA 16 months later 2 years 8 months ago #122378

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sleepymarie wrote:
just had a call from DWP saying that my daughter has just been awarded ESA and is in the support group, and that its being backdated to last february 2013, we didnt even need to go for a medical assessment :cheer:

Congratulations on the award.

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ESA 16 months later 2 years 8 months ago #122379

That's great news, thanks for letting us know :)
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ESA 16 months later 2 years 8 months ago #122381

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sleepymarie wrote:
just had a call from DWP saying that my daughter has just been awarded ESA and is in the support group, and that its being backdated to last february 2013, we didnt even need to go for a medical assessment :cheer:

Hi sm,

That is really good news !!!! :cheer:

You should receive written confirmation of this in the form of a Decision Notice letter.

This letter will not include the recommended length of the award before your daughter is reassessed.
(The Prognosis)

The maximum prognosis is 3 years, see : How often will I be reviewed

Don't forget, the prognosis will run from the active date of the SG award, so if it was sometime last year, you should take this into account.

If you wish to find out what the prognosis is, you can ring the number on the letter when you receive it, they should have it "on-screen"

If you want more written information, you can request all documentation used in coming to The SG decision :

ESA medical – what forms to ask for?

by issuing a SAR to the DWP :

SAR Form Download

From this page :

DWP Data Protection Policy

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