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Appeal date recieved after a year. Drowning in paperwork and in the verge of giving up. Please help!
After a year of feeling organised I'm now terrified of what's going to happen at appeal. I was awarded lower care component but appealed due to the fact that many facts were omitted from assessment and because my illness is very rare and not fully understood I dont feel that the ramifications and the problems it brings my life and being able to complete the activities either reliably or safely were taken into account by the nurse who assessed me. However I am now becoming more and more fearful of tribunal and losing the award I was given and want to make sure i have all the relevant evidence and answers but i feel like I'm drowning in the paper work and going into meltdown. I'm on the verge of giving up all together. Can anyone give me an idea if what happens at appeal. Ive read all the guidelines but a real account can be so much more helpful. Can I prepare a statement so I ensure I've included everything I think relevant?? I'm so so worried. Thank you.