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DLA to PIP 6 months 1 week ago #243320

So, I had a letter for another at home assessment, I had to request a change of the date. Now I've had a text from DWP saying "we've received your written report, we'll be in touch within 6 weeks! Not sure if they've decided not to do a second assessment?

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DLA to PIP 6 months 1 week ago #243326

Hi Crimble

There's a possibility they may have decided not to - they may have had an improved report, but you might want to ring them and check and you may want to get a copy of the updated report.

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DLA to PIP 6 months 1 week ago #243332

Hi Crimble

Excuse me for barging in but who is IAS?

I've had the same with my assessment report, I sent DWP a letter correcting everything. Nothing was mentioned to my advantage. I wouldn't be at all surprised if they didn't say that I began by doing cartwheels & finished off doing the splits. So I suppose I should think myself lucky that it only reported me crouching & doing a power grip, of course it never happened. There's loads of copy & pasting going on, it saves them time. I was wondering if they had to do so many reports a day to make any money, & if they cut or stop an award they get extra pay. I've looked at the reviews on people who worked for Capita, they're not good.
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DLA to PIP 6 months 1 week ago #243334

Hi Bud

IAS is Independent Assessment Services - they carry out the assessments for PIP on behalf of the DWP. They used to be known as ATOS.

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DLA to PIP 5 months 4 weeks ago #243865

Just had my second at home assessment!
The assessor seemed better than the first, although we know things are not always how the seem.
I will request a copy of the second assessment next week.
Also had a letter regarding my complaint which is being investigated.

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DLA to PIP 5 months 4 weeks ago #243868

Hi Crimble

Hope you have a better experience this time, fingers crossed for both, complaint and assessment.

Gary
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