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Social Security experience panels: Personal Independence Payment health assessments part two - main report

Published: 17 Aug 2020

Outlines the Social Security experience panel's views expressed in a survey on the current and future health assessment process for Personal Independence Payment (PIP).

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Social Security experience panels: Personal Independence Payment health assessments part two - main report
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1. *Respondents were able to select multiple response options.

2. *Respondents were able to select multiple response options.

3. Department for Work and Pensions (2019) PIP assessment guide part 1: the assessment process. [Online]
Available at https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/personal-independence-payment-assessment-guide-for-assessment-providers/pip-assessment-guide-part-1-the-assessment-process

4. Scottish Government (2018). Social Security Experience Panels: Personal Independence Payment discovery - visual summary. [Online]
Available at: https://www.gov.scot/publications/social-security-experience-panels-personal-independence-payment-discovery-visual-summary/

5. Scottish Government (2018). Social Security Experience Panels: Personal Independence Payment health assessments. [Online]
Available at: https://www.gov.scot/publications/social-security-experience-panels-personal-independence-payment-health-assessments-main-report/pages/1/

6. Scottish Government (2017). Social Security Experience Panels: About Your Benefits and You - Quantitative Research Findings. [Online]
Available at: www.gov.scot/Publications/2017/11/7769/

7. Scottish Government (2018). Social Security Experience Panels: Who is in the panels and their experiences so far. [Online]
Available at: www.gov.scot/Publications/2018/10/3083/

8. The percentage is of total respondents, not disabled respondents. Respondents were able to select multiple disability types.

9. 17 per cent of the Scottish population lives in a rural area.
Scottish Government (2018). Rural Scotland Key Facts 2018. [Online]
Available at: www2.gov.scot/Resource/0054/00541327.pdf

10. Respondents had experience of applying for (themselves or someone else) or receiving these benefits within the last three years, but were not necessarily in receipt of the benefit at the time of the survey.

11. Scottish Government (2018). Social Security Experience Panels: Who is in the panels and their experiences so far. [Online]
Available at: www.gov.scot/Publications/2018/10/3083

12. Results are presented as whole numbers for ease of reading. Due to rounding, percentages may not add up to exactly 100%.

13. Scottish Government (2019). Social Security Experience Panels: appointments and local delivery. [Online]
Available at: https://www.gov.scot/publications/social-security-experience-panels-social-security-scotland-appointments-local-delivery/

14. Scottish Government (2018). Social Security Experience Panels: Personal Independence Payment discovery - visual summary. [Online]
Available at: https://www.gov.scot/publications/social-security-experience-panels-personal-independence-payment-discovery-visual-summary/
Scottish Government (2018). Social Security Experience Panels: Personal Independence Payment health assessments. [Online]
Available at: https://www.gov.scot/publications/social-security-experience-panels-personal-independence-payment-health-assessments-main-report/pages/1/

15. Experience Panel members received invitations to participate in this research through their preferred choice of communication method: email, post, telephone, text messaging (SMS). As noted, these results should be regarded as being reflective of the experience and views of the participants only, and are not indicative of the views of a wider Scottish population.


Contact

Email: Socialsecurityexperience@gov.scot