You are now leaving the Turn2us site. Turn2us is not responsible for content on third party sites.



Work Capability Assessment - After the Work Capability assessment

After the Work Capability assessment


After looking at the health care professional's report, and also your questionnaire the DWP decision maker will decide whether you have scored enough points (fifteen points) to be considered to have Limited Capability for Work.

The Decision Maker will write to you to say whether you have passed the assessment and will continue to receive ESA, or have failed and therefore will not be entitled to carry on getting ESA.

The letter will confirm what group you have been placed in if you are to carry on getting ESA.

The Decision Maker’s decision letter should contain a summary of the Health Care Professional's report, and a summary of the points you scored.

If you disagree with the decision, you can request a reconsideration of the decision.

See: Challenging an Employment and Support Allowance decision

Anything wrong with this page?

Tell us the problem

Please enter your name
Please enter a valid email address
Please enter what you were doing
Please enter what you'd like to report
Please enter the security code shown
Close

Thank you

If you would like to tell us more please visit our contact page

Close

Check benefit entitlement

Find out what means-tested benefits you might be entitled to, including tax credits.

Use the Benefits Calculator

Grant Search

Search our database of grant-giving organisations

Search for grants