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Hi to all

I went for my assessment today my appointment was for 9.40 I wasnt called in till 10.40 only a few people their.

I went in and she asked me about my bowel issues and rest of my health problems I put on my form and asked me questions about depression ect and then she asked me if I ever felt suicidal as I take citalopram 40 mg tabs.
I said no but it dosnt mean I do not feel happy with my health conditions.
Should she have asked me that Question @t all.
When I got home and did my blood sugar it was Sky High proberbly thinking about what she said stressed me out.



  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Member Posts: 28,344 Disability Gamechanger

    The reason they ask you those questions is to try to get a picture of how your conditions affect you so yes unfortunately they can ask those sort of questions.

    Leave it about a week and then ring DWP to request a copy of the assessment report to be sent to you. This will give you some idea what the decision is likely to be because they mostly go with the report.
  • brighthouse500
    brighthouse500 Member Posts: 13 Listener
    Hi Poppy,

    I wont be here for a while going on holiday to stay with my sister for a bit as have lots of health probs at the moment ect.
    So hopefully will help me feel better soon.

  • Adrian_Scope
    Adrian_Scope Posts: 8,551

    Scope community team

    Hi @brighthouse500.
    Sorry the assessment stressed you out so much, have your sugar levels returned to normal?

    Have a good holiday and try not to think too much about the assessment! :)
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