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Mandatory Consideration

sheZZa
sheZZa Member Posts: 244 Pioneering
First of all, sorry for being a pain and asking so many questions.
A benefits officer from my housing association came to see me today to help me to complete a mr form. We completed discriptors where we both thought I should have scored higher. We used the award letter as a guide. However, I’ve since had a thought. There is so much that I don’t agree with on the assessor’s report, would it be wise, not to criticise her/it, but to explain my situation ie she said I walked to my local shops daily whereas I explained that very occasionally I can walk the short distance to my local shop. She said I can get in the shower unaided, I haven’t got a shower only a shower seat over the bath which I am helped to get on and off. It doesn’t say anything about the pain and weakness in my wrists and hands which causes me to drop things ie saucepans so I need help in the kitchen. The report says I have no reported injuries but I have burn scars and and scars from where I’ve cut myself with a knife which I showed her.  Should I explain in more detail or is best to only challenge the award letter?

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