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PIP assessment what a horrible experiance
My complaint for my wife who recently had a PIP assessment on the [location removed by moderator]. In the Assessment, the examiner (Adult Nurse) terminated the interview in approximately 3 minutes after it commenced. She the Nurse stated in her own words that my wife“couldn’t remember things” and “couldn't recall events”. I (the carer) was not even allowed to speak on my wife’s behalf and when attempted to clarify the questions, was told I wasn’t her official appointee in a very abrupt, disrespectful and arrogant manner. In addition to this assessment the examiner had previous knowledge about my wife from having read her medical notes that she did not have the mental capacity to relate and understand information. The examiner portrayed no empathy or consideration towards her client and instead had an intimidating attitude towards my vulnerable wife. the assessment never went ahead and iv wrote a complaint and sent to ATOS, DWP and Rochdale infirmary.
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