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Lying Nurse ATOS

gudguy1949gudguy1949 Member Posts: 2 Listener
edited July 2019 in PIP, DLA and AA
It seems that I am not alone when I accuse the ATOS nurse for lying on the assessment form. My carer was with me at the assessment where the Nurse arrived 25 minutes late, complained that she had not had time for coffee (twice) boasted that she was a good report writer (twice) Made false claims about the distance I could walk. I was on my feet for three minutes and asked to bend forward to touch my toes, my carer saw me over balance and shouted out for me to be careful saying "if he falls I can't pick him up hes too heavy (I weigh 21 stone) I am disabled through surgery negligently performed in 1996 and no I didn't get any compensation for that. My human rights have been violated, my disability rights are being violated and I have been fighting this since 11th November 2016. I have written to Amber Rudd MP, Justin Tomlinson MP minister for the disabled and the only person who contacted me in return was Baroness Thomas of Winchester (House of Lords) The Atos nurse submitted a musculo-skeletal report which I am told would take hours to record and prepare properly ( I have since learned that this is a generic cut and paste document of which there are several different copies, apparently they can choose which one fits best. She said I could use a bath! The bath was removed from my property in 2004 because it was too dangerous for me to take a bath. Lies , lies and more lies and the last assessment carried out this year stated that I could not walk more than 20 metres yet they still say that I can walk 25 metres. I'm at my wits end, I've got all the evidence and just don't seem to be making progress.......[email address removed by moderator]

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  • poppy123456poppy123456 Member Posts: 22,218 Disability Gamechanger

    As a community champion here on scope i'd like to ask you to please edit your post and remove your email address. For safety reasons scope do not allow the use of personal information including personal email addresses.

    You can edit your post in the top right hand corner of the box.

    I'll advise you about the rest soon. In the meantime i'm sure others will come and give you their advice.

    Proud winner of the 2019 empowering others award. This award was given for supporting disabled people and their families for the benefit advice I have given to members here on the community.
  • jajajaja Member Posts: 76 Pioneering

    I'm sorry to hear your experiences. From my understanding they are not unusual as lots of people are having issues with the system.

    My advice, as always, would be to get specialist advice from an advice agency. I'm sure others will be along soon with other ideas.

    Take care
    J

  • gudguy1949gudguy1949 Member Posts: 2 Listener
    I can't find where to edit the e mail address, can you do it for me please? I'm not very good at computers

  • Chloe_ScopeChloe_Scope Scope Posts: 10,652 Disability Gamechanger
    edited July 2019
    Hi @gudguy1949 and a warm welcome to the community!

    I'm so sorry to hear about this, I cannot imagine how stressful this must be.

    Your email address has been removed. 

    Will you be appealing the decision?
    Community Partner
    Scope

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  • kezhendo73kezhendo73 Member Posts: 34 Courageous
    gudguy1949.
    I also found the same on my assessment form, 
    She asked me about my conditions and when they all started and how they did effect me day to day I did answer  but my daughter went into details but it was written down that I had a great knowledge into all this.
    I told her I wasn't unable to bath but again it was down on paper I could wash with no problems.
    The list goes on and on and I tried to explain this when I put in for my reconsideration
    But it has fallen on deaf ears which is why I have gone forward for an appeal.
    I feel that I want to tell the board that she has lied on paper but I'm worried that it will go against me.
    I hope you get the outcome you deserve.🙂
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