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Reporting changes of a variable condition
Can anyone offer advice about what criteria there are for reporting changes of my condition for a PIP award? Ie, you must report a change that has lasted a certain amount of time and can be expected to continue for x amount of time? I was awarded standard rate mobility PIP earlier this year after a successful appeal to tribunal - the only issue they gave me points on was travelling alone to new places, which I'm unable to do the majority of the time.
Now my ESA has been stopped after an assessment and I'm currently going through the mandatory reconsideration (and probably another appeal) process for that. I have Generalized Anxiety and sometimes depression. Since my ESA was stopped a week ago, my issues have been exacerbated by stress, but they are so variable I have no way of knowing if one week will be better or worse than the last, and I just can't predict how long any 'more able to cope' periods might last. One week I might be able to cope with most things, the next week I might not be able to do anything but sleep and have panic attacks, and being under extra stress makes things even more variable. Being under more stress makes it more likely for me to get worse, overall, but again I can't say for sure that it will be that way. Reporting any change would trigger a re-assessment of my PIP and I don't think that's logical when my condition can and does change so much.
Any advice is appreciated.