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How is this FAIR

carbow32 Community member Posts: 61 Connected
I am LCWRA due to Bipolar Disorder and classed as Substantial Risk.
It is 11.20pm and I cannot sleep.  I am laid in with anxiety running through my body.  My mind is all over the place and I feel fear and dread.  The latest news is making my illness worse.

I  feel like they will just want to get me into LCW and take away the £390 a month and then not careless about me.

So they say some minimal work preparation (which I could probably do) but if it lead to a job I would not be able to hold that job down.

I wonder how many people in Government are awake laid in their beds riddled with fear.


  • woodbine
    woodbine Community member Posts: 10,470 Disability Gamechanger
    if its the news in the papers etc about possible changes to sickness benefits I would try not to worry until they actually happen.
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  • carbow32
    carbow32 Community member Posts: 61 Connected
    Hopefully its just pie in the sky.
  • Jimm_Scope
    Jimm_Scope Posts: 1,544 Scope online community team
    @carbow32 those changes are many years away, after a general election and there's still a consultation to go through and more. 

    Hopefully they never even see the light of day,  I understand the concern with it but please try to not worry. There are many obstacles in the path of this government doing this to disabled and sick people.
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  • carbow32
    carbow32 Community member Posts: 61 Connected
    okay but anxiety is so had to stop when its starts I just end up in bed unable to move in freeze mode  .. with these bracelets I made tons when they gave me a vitamin b12 course of jabs and it kicked off some kind of mania from the bipolar and i went crazy obsessed with it and I have got into debt .. i think i need to see if i can sell them for xmas then knock it on the head ..


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