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Award Letter 1 year 1 month ago #252151

I just wanted to post to give encouragement to people who are awaiting renewal of their reward.

My last award due to run out on January 9th. I didn't notice that I hadn't received the renewal form until around September 10th. At this point, I call the DWP for the form. After mucking me around for a couple of weeks I finally received the form on Saturday, September 19th. I sent it back recorded delivery on Monday 21st September and it was received on Tuesday 22nd September.

On the 30th of September, I received a letter informing me that I had been given an extension of 9 months. However this morning I received an award letter extending my award for another 3 years. To be honest. I was surprised as I have two new health conditions on my form so I fully expected to have to undergo at least a telephone assessment. (Though it could be that I avoided this as I was hospitalised for them twice in the last 12 months and provided discharge letters that this wasn't a factor).

Anyhow, the date of the award goes back to 8th October which means that they processed my form in 12 working days. So if you were like me waiting and worrying; please take heart in the fact that a quick turnaround is possible. I wish everyone else the same success.

Also thank again to the people here (both members and admin) for your advice and information. You are invaluable and a great source of comfort and support through what is a stressful process.
The following user(s) said Thank You: Gary

Award Letter 1 year 1 month ago #252164


Very pleased for you, well done.


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