Hi, my name is andy — Scope | Disability forum
If we become concerned about you or anyone else while using one of our services, we will act in line with our safeguarding policy and procedures. This may involve sharing this information with relevant authorities to ensure we comply with our policies and legal obligations.

Find out how to let us know if you're concerned about another member's safety.

Hi, my name is andy

greencore
greencore Member Posts: 1 Listener
Wife had a pip medical assessment,refused on dressing, never mentioned any of her answers

Comments

  • Richard_Scope
    Richard_Scope Posts: 3,178 Scope online community team
    Hi @greencore (Andy)

    Welcome to Scope's community! It's great to have you here.  Just to get you started we have a How To Guide here, you can see all the latest posts here, jump in and get involved and don't worry we are a friendly bunch!  
    If you need anything, just let us know. 



    Scope
    Specialist Information Officer and Cerebral Palsy Programme Lead

    'Concerned about another member's safety or wellbeing? Flag your concerns with us.

    Want to tell us about your experience in the community? Talk to our chatbot and let us know. 
  • thespiceman
    thespiceman Member Posts: 6,389 Disability Gamechanger
    Hello @greencore   Pleased to meet you welcome.

    Sorry what has happened. Understand the problems and issues surrounding the PIP assessments.

    Many of our community are going through similar issues and am sure you have a lot of a support. I know I am one member.

    Please can I ask have you appealed. Also need to look at the options what to do next.  Need to Mandatory Reconsideration.

    For further advice and information have a look at our posts on PIP.  You will find plenty of support there and lots of comments.

    Also if not happy with any assessments may I suggest contact your local MP.  It seems they are interested in any of these such incidents on assessments.

    I do know they has been much activity on the forums about the mistreatment of our community.

    ATOS and Capita are under scrutiny.  I believe you can add comments and contact them by phone or email to add complaint if it is deemed suitable. . Understand a lot of what is said in the booklet that you get with the assessment. Regarding the face to face does not happen.

    Much concern as I am only too aware of others going through the process. Including my good self.

    I hope you can find the courage to go on and fight. Remember we are a supportive caring community. Who also need to stand together to fight for our rights and beliefs.

    Am here to listen, help and advise. As all the community.

    Please take care

    @thespiceman
    Community Champion
    SCOPE Volunteer Award Engaging Communities 2019
    Mental Health advice, guidance and information to all members
    Nutrition, Diet, Wellbeing, Addiction.
    Recipes

Brightness

Complete our feedback form and tell us how we can make the community better.