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Right, so my partner was awarded a 2 year PIP claim in November 2014. Turns out 2 year claims aren't as they seem and he was sent a letter in November 2015 that had to be completed in order for him to continue to receive PIP.
The DWP says this is to avoid him having to wait for an assessment when his claim runs out in November this year, obviously this is a load of rubbish and just a way to try and end claims more quickly, I'm aware of this.
The thing is they've just sent him an appointment meeting with ATOS, at a place about 45 minutes from where we live, a journey that will cause him a lot of discomfort and also money in cab fares.
I rang and pointed out his GP has said (and written) that he needed a home visit, apparently now he needs another letter from the GP to confirm.
It just all seems like bizarre hurdles to overcome. I'm his carer but I'm not well myself at the moment and I just don't feel equipped to deal with it, and my partner isn't.
Is there anyone who can help us?
I'm not well, he's not well, and neither of us are strong enough to cope with this stress.
Thank you xxx
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