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10 minute Work Capability Assessment

foxmanfires
foxmanfires Member Posts: 3 Listener
Hi all,

I’m a little perturbed by the fact my Work Capability Assessment was only 10 minutes. The assessor asked me about suicidal ideation and history of self harm, and then said she had everything she needed and that she didn’t need to ask me about any other of the points.

Does this bode well for me? Is it possible I triggered the ‘substantial risk’ regulation? Thanks!

Comments

  • janer1967
    janer1967 Member Posts: 12,361 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi there 

    It may be that there was enough information and evidence in your form 

    Let us know the outcome 
    I have professional experience in HR within public,  private, and charity sectors.  If I can't help I will
  • foxmanfires
    foxmanfires Member Posts: 3 Listener
    janer1967 said:
    Hi there 

    It may be that there was enough information and evidence in your form 

    Let us know the outcome 
    I didn’t manage to get that much medical evidence but I was quite thorough on my form, so I hope you’re right! 
  • Cher_Inactive
    Cher_Inactive Posts: 4,414

    Scope community team

    Hi @foxmanfires

    It does sound like it's a case of waiting to see so please let us know how you get on and good luck. 

    Also, if at any point you feel like you would benefit from extra support with your mental health, please let us know.  Navigating the benefits system isn't easy and we wouldn't want you struggling.  

    Take care and I hope you hear good news soon.
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