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TOPIC: Evidence for f2f assessment

Evidence for f2f assessment 6 days 20 hours ago #230671

Hi
I've I'm sorry to he a pain,I'm being transferred from dla to pip I sent my form in last week with lots of evidence about my disabilities etc which they received on Friday, I'm now being sent for a f2f in 2 weeks time should I take all the same evidence into my f2f assessment,

Kelly

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Evidence for f2f assessment 6 days 18 hours ago #230674

Hi Kelly
I would always advise you to take a copy of anything you sent to the DWP to your face to face assessment because you can refer to it if necessary.

BIS
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Evidence for f2f assessment 5 days 6 hours ago #230761

Hi Kelly
I would agree with BIS, I would also recommend that you take someone with you to the assessment for support. You will find that the health care professional will be limited on time and will want quick answers but don't be rushed, if you cannot do something then tell them you cannot do it.

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Evidence for f2f assessment 4 days 18 hours ago #230768

Hi an thank you, i will be taking someone with me ,will it not go against me if I say I cant do something because I'm in pain ,

Kelly

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Evidence for f2f assessment 4 days 10 hours ago #230784

Hi Kelly

No it will not go against you if you can not do something, what will go against you if you try to do something even if you are in pain. I have come across many people who double up on pain killers just to get through the ordeal.
If you cannot do something then do not force yourself, just say to the assessor you cannot do it and explain why as the HCP does not know you and will only see you for less than an hour in which to base their report.

Gary

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Evidence for f2f assessment 4 days 9 hours ago #230785

Hi Gary
Thank you for the reply that's eased my mind a little

Kelly

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