Entered the transition stage of LTD in May. I am now prepping my package to send off to CPP-D for approval. I have my complete medical history sitting in front of me and don’t know how in depth I should be going. Do I give them the GP’s notes from every visit from severe pain to the sniffles I had last fall? (ok, that was sarcastic) Or do I just go with highlights from specialist visits and a good summary from my GP? Or somewhere in the middle? What’s my best shot? Thank you for your opinions.
If your sniffles were worse because of your main condition then I would say that.
I don’t think you need to include those medical records.
I think you should be writing in your own words what you used to do and what you can’t do anymore (physically or mentally).
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Some people will say include everything and let them sort it out.
That works for some people.
We always give the complete family doctor records (everything) for at least two leading up to last day worked going forward. I believe is critical to building a winning narrative for a case. Certainly if your case makes it to the Tribunal, the judge wants the full picture. Sometimes what is not in the records is as important as what is in there. You need to be able to explain it, either way to present a convincing case.
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David offers an awesome detailed booklet that walks you through the process of applying for CPPD. I used it and I was awarded CPPD. the book was very informative. Good luck