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Hi, my name is Julia70! I am very anxious about the LCWRA process

Julia70
Julia70 Member Posts: 1 Listener
edited October 2021 in Universal Credit (UC)
Hi can someone please help with an enquiry I have.
I left my job in teaching due to a back problem from a while back that has got worse.
I have been claiming Universal Credit and I come under the LCW.
I receive PIP for the daily living rate and for the daily mobility.
I recently spoke to turn2us who were very supportive and advised me that with my condition and mental health due to years of reasons which I wont go into that I should be claiming LCWRA. Due to my mental health I truly can not do this on my own and I am thinking of approaching my local CAB to be advocate. I am very anxious of the process as I have to go into my past history. Is there any advice given and how long does it take.

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  • janer1967
    janer1967 Member Posts: 13,272 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi and welcome to the community 

    You say you are lcw already so presume you have already had a assessment if your condition has worsened then you need to report a change in circumstances 

    I would suggest getting expert advice before doing anything maybe contact welfare rights for support 

    The process will be the same as before filling in the uc50 form and having a assessment the timescales are quite long currently due to backlogs and can take months 

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