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laney1970
laney1970 Community member Posts: 87 Connected
Hello do phone assessments get recorded reason I'm asking as I received my assessment letter about points etc and they have lied about what I've said 

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  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,135 Disability Gamechanger
    edited September 2023
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    No, not unless you ask them to record it. If this is regarding the work capability assessment (i assume it is because you posted in the UC section) Are you also aware that LCWRA is not about scoring points, you just need to meet one of the LCWRA descriptors. Only LCW is about scoring points.

    I also see from a previous thread that you were found to have LCW. When you request the MR you need to state where any why you think you should have been found to have LCWRA. Concentrating on the assessment report isn't going to get you awarded the LCWRA element. You need to put that to one side and forget about it.
    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.
  • laney1970
    laney1970 Community member Posts: 87 Connected
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    I know it's not about scoring points, I'm asking because the person lied they have just sent over my letter after 4 weeks of asking 
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,135 Disability Gamechanger
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    The assessment report is their opinion based on everything you said in the form, all extra evidence you sent and what you said during the assessment. 

    The assessment is not there form them to write what you said word for word. If it was then there would be no point in having the assessment. 
    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.
  • laney1970
    laney1970 Community member Posts: 87 Connected
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    I know it's not word for word but when they say you go in your sons car too appointments and I don't because he doesn't drive and we don't have a car then in my eyes they are lieing I know of a few people who have said the assessors lie 
  • laney1970
    laney1970 Community member Posts: 87 Connected
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    I did only ask if medical assessments were recorded
  • laney1970
    laney1970 Community member Posts: 87 Connected
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    Do you work for scope
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,135 Disability Gamechanger
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    laney1970 said:
    Do you work for scope

    No. I'm a member just like yourself. The scope team have "scope" after their name.
    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.
  • Hannah_Alumni
    Hannah_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 7,911 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hello @laney1970

    Assessments are not recorded unless it has been requested by yourself. I am so sorry that you feel your assessment didn't go the way they have written. I agree with Poppy that if you wanted to challenge it you can go through the Mandatory Reconsideration process. I think reaching out to Citizen's Advice for additional support with that would be helpful :) Please let us know how you got on! 
    Hannah - She / Her

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