I just got my PIP decision back… and they awarded me zero points in all sections despite everything I told them. Before I applied, I looked at the descriptors and points myself and calculated what i thought. I thought it was possible I may not get it, depending on how they assessed me (and I was prepared for that) but that i probably would. But I super did not expect zero points!!
In the notes I got back, it says, ‘your MS does not affect you the majority of the time so cant be taken into consideration at this time’. So I suppose thats why I got zero points. If you dont consider my MS, then Im able bodied, arent I! I suppose thats pretty funny in a way… surprise, youre able bodied! The problem is that it is not true. At all.
That is not the only completely wrong thing in their notes but its certainly the most heinous. I must have had some serious miscommunication with that woman in the face to face, she just didnt get it, or one of them lied.
My question is… Im guessing the problem happened in my face to face. Being generous, Im going to assume the main assessor at te dwp didnt just lie. So if I get a mandatory reconsideration wont they just be going on the same stuff she wrote? So itll be on the same bad information. So no point? Should I tell them I need a new face to face so I can try to explain again?Or will that just make it all take longer? Or should I just let them take the six weeks to do the mandatory reconsideration and send me the same result, then go to tribunal?
Or… should I stop wasting my time. ALL my symptoms are invisible, and I wonder if its genuinely just too ridiculous for them to understand.