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TOPIC: ESA50 FORM RECIEVED TO FILL OUT

ESA50 FORM RECIEVED TO FILL OUT 1 month 3 weeks ago #236536

One more question.

Will the assessor or decision maker have on hand
previous ESA forms that I filled out for my husband about 3 years ago?

Thanks
R

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ESA50 FORM RECIEVED TO FILL OUT 1 month 3 weeks ago #236537

Hi Radhika

The assessor is interested in the here and now so they will be looking at the current form not past ones. Whether they have access to them - I do not know. Obviously, the DWP has access to them.

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ESA50 FORM RECIEVED TO FILL OUT 1 month 3 weeks ago #236613

On page 19 of the ESA form(Face to face assessment) can I request that my husband be assessed by someone who is qualified in the effects of a brain injury. I did request that for his PIP assessment, if he was going to have a face to face. However, for PIP, a paper based review was done.

This is because most of his problems are complex and related to his head injury and I feel that someone who is qualified would be better placed to assess him, For example, the GP had referred him to a neurosurgeon and not the practice nurse!!!!!!

Lastly, going through his old ESA paperwork I found the ESA medical report form. On there it states my husband meets the S/G criteria, as he has severe functional disability. For the Prognosis, it states that a return to work is unlikely in the longer term. How long would longer term mean?

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R

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ESA50 FORM RECIEVED TO FILL OUT 1 month 3 weeks ago #236615

Hi Radhika

Yes, you can make a request for a specialist and depending on the type of brain injury they should honour it. Let's hope they go for a paper-based review instead.

I can't tell you the length of time they mean for 'longer term', but it isn't any time soon.

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ESA50 FORM RECIEVED TO FILL OUT 1 month 1 week ago #237235

I have sent off ESA by the 2nd of September deadline. I posted the GPs report on the 9th of September Special next day recorded delivery.
My question is that should I send a copy of everything, ie, ESA form , GP report etc to the Decision Maker? Or should I assume that everything will be sent to the DM.

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R

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ESA50 FORM RECIEVED TO FILL OUT 1 month 1 week ago #237236

I accidently clicked "Marked as Read". How do I reverse this?

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R

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