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Trouble with assessment report

Tracyxannex1968Tracyxannex1968 Member Posts: 1 Listener
edited May 2018 in PIP, DLA and AA
F2f assessor not told accurate truth and I know exactly what was said cause I secretly recorded it due to all the horror story's I had heard  there are a lot of lies in it is I was alone at assessment I was not I have a son who takes me out I don't have a son then looked well nutrition  l have lost nearly near on 2 stone and that is due to my severe syncope and being unable to maintain the standing up position my ocupational thearpist has said i must not bath or showet aline even with swivel chsir i have as it to risky with blackouts and near syncope he has put can do this activity un aided i am shocked and a lot of stuff I said been ignored is there any way I can use recording to show what lies have been said if I loose my mandorary reconsideration or at appeal thankyou anothet one looks well nutrition I have lost nearly 2 stone cause I can't eat well and this is monitored by occupational therapist I can't get my head around the lies they saying 

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  • sandyp196sandyp196 Member Posts: 140 Pioneering
    I think you have to be careful as your not allowed to use a secret recording and could have your entire claim revoked or something like that. I'm not an expert.  I jsut looked into it for my own f2f assesment.  
    On the positive side you have the recording and can confidently and fully challenge the lies told. It's a good reference to have to make your appeal, but get some advice before you decide to use the recording to challenge the lies. 
    It's so shocking what's happening to people.  
  • mikehughescqmikehughescq Member Posts: 6,621 Disability Gamechanger
    Read this http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-41581060 and then see if you can get it independently transcribed to start with. If you can’t then you’ll struggle to get it into evidence. “Independent” does not mean your friend down the rise who’s a touch typist and can use headphones. It means a professional transcription company.

    However, your next step should be to get face to face advice. Proving that a HCP report contains inaccuracies is enough to ensure it’s given less weight as evidence but you still won’t qualify for PIP unless you have good anecdotal evidence as to what points you score and why. 

    I recently came across someone who did the same as you. The HCP report wilfully misinterpreted nearly everything they said but when I assessed their likely entitlement they wouldn’t have scored more than 4 points on daily living or 2 on mobility. Get advice. Good advice would have prevented a futile claim in the first place.
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