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Benefits question

Mellors Community member Posts: 11 Listener
should i be claiming LCW for having a 3rd stroke ?


  • Mellors
    Mellors Community member Posts: 11 Listener
    I have a perch chair in my kitchen that I have to sit in when making a cuppa, I have a intercom in the corner of my room with a button around my neck in case I have a fall, I have a shower chair that goes in my wet room so I can sit in when showering, I have a frame that goes over my toilet so I can sit more comfortably, I have a camode that sits at the side of my bed in case I can’t make it to toilet in time, I have a frame that goes under my bed mattress & sticks up on the side of my bed so I can pull myself up in a morning, I have carers that come everyday to check on me & I’ve been diagnosed as having vascular dementia 
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 55,097 Disability Gamechanger
    In a previous thread here https://forum.scope.org.uk/discussion/102777/hi-my-name-is-mellors-what-happens-when-lcwra-runs-out#latest you said you've already been found to have LCWRA and it "runs out" in April.
    As advised a few times on that thread LCWRA is an ongoing award and it doesn't just end. Your usual money for UC will continue until a new decision says otherwise. Reviews are still suspended, as was advised on that thread.

    I would appreciate it if members wouldn't tag me please. I have all notifcations turned off and wouldn't want a member thinking i'm being rude by not replying.
    If i see a question that i know the answer to i will try my best to help.
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