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Jan 28, 2016 3:23 PM

Hi, I am currently awaiting for the 8th February to come around as I have had to appeal my pip decisions because not one of them lot took any notice of all my drs letters, MRI scans, rhymatoligist report, nothing and it took me 5 phone calls to tell them I needed a home visit plus letters from my gp also telling the dumb twats that I couldn't travel as far as they wanted me to go for my assessment. On the 5th letter those idiots sent me with yet another appointment that wasn't a home visit I called them again and told them what they had done and said I want their complaints procedure or I'm going to my MP and the national press and what do u know, the very next day my post arrived and their complaints procedure aswel as a HOME VISIT (WHOOHOO) was on my door matt. My home assessment was in August last year and the stupid woman wrote an assessment that didn't have anything in it that referred to me, it was like she'd assessed a completely different person or probably just made it all up (the dwp have probably got printed out copy and pasted forms that all say the same thing for everyone) so my dispute got rejected even though I was actually stuck in bed in agony when she arrived and my husband did near enough all of the talking. I suffer from Degenerative disc disease, fibromyalgia aswel as I have a fused right foot and severe depression due to constantly being in pain. Why isn't any medical professionals proof good enough for them? Dreading my court date even more now as I have found out that the Dr that will be there is to do with the DWP so they've probably paid him off to say aload of bullshit, an independent Consultant should be there! Really not happy at all, we all get treated like we're just a piece of crap and it doesn't matter that we have to put up with constant pain every single day. Don't know how much more I can take in my shit life. I feel bad enough that my hubby's gotta do everything from house work to me to kids and I can't even take my kids for days out b/c I can't walk that far either :'(

Jan 28, 2016 4:59 PM

The process in the US is not much better. The whole idea is wrong. Yet people who lie get it with no problem. It's all frustrating

Jan 28, 2016 5:14 PM

I was really fortunate and had a huge amount of support from my husband when filling in my renewal, and the assessor was really sympathetic. So, whilst I haven't shared your horrid experience, I just wanted to let you know you're not being ignored. I really feel for you.

Jan 28, 2016 7:22 PM

WestysWifey, I personally think they try to drag things out as long as possible, especially for those of us that don't look completely disabled at first glance. You'll be in my prayers that you get positive results in February. Hugs! πŸ™‚πŸ™πŸŒΌπŸ’•

Jan 28, 2016 11:40 PM

Guess man's inhumanity to man is worldwide. Such a shame that people can't muster up a little decency once in awhile.

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