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Hi, my name is Juanita007!

Juanita007Juanita007 Member Posts: 7 Connected
I am appalled by how many people have had an unsatisfactory experience when attending medical assessments. I am also one of those. The person I had was rude and kept on looking up at a clock on the wall throughout it. She asked me closed questions, lied on her report. I was unaware I could ask to see what was written. Too late now. Tribunal it is.

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  • CockneyRebelCockneyRebel Member Posts: 5,257 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi Juanita and welcome

    Alas your story is all to familiar
    Is there any help we can give you ?
    There is plenty info about appeals both on here and the CAB site

    CR
    Be all you can be, make  every day count. Namaste
  • GeoarkGeoark Member, Scope Volunteer Posts: 1,372 Disability Gamechanger
    Hello @Juanita007 and welcome to the community.

    Totally agree with you. We are here if you need help or support.

    As an individual I stood alone.
    As a member of a group I did things.
    As part of a community I helped to create change!

  • Juanita007Juanita007 Member Posts: 7 Connected
    I have been doing so much research you would not believe it. Such a pity I did not know I was entitled to see what she had written about me on that report of hers. Some downright lies. I told her I eat a variety bag of crisps as a meal instead of cooking/preparing anything. She wrote that I ‘eat crisps as a snack in between meals’. I said NO SUCH THING! My friend was by my side throughout the assessment yet was never invited to speak. Very poor. I have put in an official complaint about her at the actual assessment centre and it has been acknowledged by way of a written response.
  • Pippa_AlumniPippa_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 5,851 Disability Gamechanger
    I'm sorry to hear about your assessment experience @Juanita007, and as you say, this kind of thing seems all too common.

    Do keep us updated with the process of your original complaint!
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