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Re switched off requirements

lydia5683 Community member Posts: 39 Listener
Hi I wanted to know if someone is found fit for work after a wca and they dont report a worsening of an existing condition or declare a new condition but they still start the  appeal process can their wc switch off all requirements including not needing to attend appointments or does the person still have to attend appointments but their requirements are tailored such as they have to prepare for work for the future but dont have to jobsearch?

I haven't had my wca yet but just asking hypothetically



  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 54,298 Disability Gamechanger
    Yes they can switch them off, reduce them or do nothing and you will be expected to attend appointments and/or look for work.

    In your previous thread you said you were doing some work, if your earnings are more than the AET then you won’t have any work requirements anyway, as I advised in your other 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.
  • lydia5683
    lydia5683 Community member Posts: 39 Listener
    Thanks i was made redundant a couple of months back and currently dont have to do attend appointments or do anything as im too unwell, my wc switched off all requirements I will be ready to look for work in a couple of months hopefully 

    Wish me luck
  • woodbine
    woodbine Community member Posts: 11,658 Disability Gamechanger
    Good luck
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