It seems the games have begun.
Blogger Jayne Linney has published an account of what happened when new Personal Independence Payment (PIP) assessor Capita telephoned to tell her a representative wanted to call at her home to carry out an assessment… just 90 minutes from the time of the call.
You can read her story on her own blog site, but her advice for others is well worth repeating here:
“It appears it is not uncommon for Capita to turn up on your doorstep without warning, to carry out a PIP assessment.
“If this happens to you or someone you know, I suggest you do as we have, refuse to let them in and insist they follow their procedure which states:
“You will receive a letter with an appointment for a face to face consultation or member of our booking team may contact you by phone to arrange this with you. (their emphasis)
“I was hoping Capita weren’t going to be another ATOS but…it seems the games are under way!”
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