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Hi, my name is Garry, I join this site to learn and understand more has I have c.o.p.d.

loop Member Posts: 3 Listener
Hi, my name is Garry, I join this site to learn and understand more has I have c.o.p.d.     am on e.s.a. and this U credit and p.i.p. mobilty n daily liven on low rate. this unversay  credit sent message in my journey to go to KFC  for work . i send in sick note each time i get from my dr  every few month and also they want me to attand a work forece fair. they ask me has my c.o.p.d. gone yet each month they ring me.  i lost my mum nov  and now lost my partner  feb just gone this year. not had time to grevie has always on phone for full days at time sorting thing with dr and opintment and unversal credit  plus  council ect its doing my head in now. just want to know do i have to risk my health to go to kfc has to what u credit say. they  just pay me rent to council  rest is from e.a.s.   and p.i.p. just  fell like giving up  the  tummy pain i have is  erinor the hospital say i have have probs with dr has hospital say go on waiting list see dr my dr say no  live with it. so everywere i go get treat like dirt. ps i dont smoke befor anyone has a pop has fed up peeps saying about smoking i dont smoke.  i struggle sleeping up all  hours wake up sleep wake up soo on  i hate  it and its stressfull.


  • Cress
    Cress Member Posts: 1,012 Pioneering
    Maybe you should ask about WCA?
    if following an assessment you’re placed in the LCWRA group UC would no longer ask you to prepare or look for work.

  • loop
    loop Member Posts: 3 Listener
    i dont  no what is wca or lcwra as new here sorry for been a newbie, i have keep telling unversay credit they can  check all my medical records i give them a written letter if have too. reason why i went to uc is the council said i have to claim houseing  benfit from  uc not them. but i use too just dont no why  since partner diead feb 22 this year was told to go to uc from council. i keep asking how long i send in sick nots to e.s.a. and tell uc no one told me out. kfc for a job in hot kitchen when copd and on pip realy this world is so so   wrong.  i worked all my life till started struggling 2018 but disnosed march 2020 has  i  wanted to work but struggle in end now have a heat condtion   had 2 heart attack and stressed out if uc stop my rent payments dont want to be homeless like i was befor

  • Cress
    Cress Member Posts: 1,012 Pioneering
    I think the best thing you could do is ring welfare rights or CAB who will be able to explain and help, if necessary with your benefits. Far better then me! lol, although hang around we have many knowledgeable people here

    It may be that you will be assessed as having Limited capability for work or work related activities.

    Which will mean UC will turn off your commitments, leaving you in peace

    good luck!

  • woodbine
    woodbine Member, Community Co-Production Group Posts: 7,710 Disability Gamechanger
    edited August 2021
    @loop Hi Garry and welcome to scope, i'm sorry you are having a rough time of it my friend, couple of points if you need to talk to someone smaritans are open 24/7 tele 116-123.
    To get your benefits sorted i would suggest contacting either welfare rights or citizens advice (CAB), you would be able to sit down with someone and get everything explained to you.
    I should also add my sympathy for your losses it must be very difficult for you.
    If we can be of further help I would suggest that you come back here tomorrow.
    Take care mate.
    Be extra nice to new members.
  • loop
    loop Member Posts: 3 Listener
    cab been on to them few time in pass about thing and reported them higher up has uc told me  to ask me dr for  a lung tranplant cab sorted that out for me has i let them see my journel to see what they put anyway i email cab again. has they already dealing with 4 case for me. has 2013 when i was on min wage working job cwenter sorted working tax now  they  wanting it all back from 11 year working on min wage to 2018 when i can out work. plus uc only paid 174 for a month rent they  still sorting that for  me from  march . anyway  emailed cab i know that word lol. thanks both of you for infor
  • Cress
    Cress Member Posts: 1,012 Pioneering
    As @woodbine says,take care of yourself and I hope you get things sorted.


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