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Lcwra reassessment

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bigaxedwarf
bigaxedwarf Community member Posts: 73 Listener
Hi I had lcwra awarded back in July the letter says may need a re assessment again but my conditions are never going to change they will always stay the same as I was born with them why does the letter say that ? 
Thank you 

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  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 56,976 Disability Gamechanger
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    The majority of people have reviews. The good news is that WCA reviews are still currently suspended so it's likely you won't have another anytime soon.
    I would appreciate it if members wouldn't tag me please. I have all notifcations turned off and wouldn't want a member thinking i'm being rude by not replying.
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  • bigaxedwarf
    bigaxedwarf Community member Posts: 73 Listener
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    Thank you it just says in the future . as you said I’m my previously I moved in with my partner all the history has gone because we had to make a joint account will they know I have lcwra I can’t work 
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 56,976 Disability Gamechanger
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    It's perfectly normal for the decision letter not to have any timescales on them. Unlike PIP, LCWRA has no end date and it's an ongoing award until a new decision says otherwise.
    You can ask them for a timescale and they will tell you a guide but it won't be helpful at the moment because reviews are suspended.
    I would appreciate it if members wouldn't tag me please. I have all notifcations turned off and wouldn't want a member thinking i'm being rude by not replying.
    If i see a question that i know the answer to i will try my best to help.
  • bigaxedwarf
    bigaxedwarf Community member Posts: 73 Listener
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    Thank you but what is the point in that as my conditions will never ever change they will stay the same for the rest of my life 
  • janer1967
    janer1967 Community member Posts: 21,964 Disability Gamechanger
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    It's just something that they do regardless of if your condition is for life 

    We all get reassessed but yes in some cases it seems to be unnecessary but it is what it is 
  • bigaxedwarf
    bigaxedwarf Community member Posts: 73 Listener
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    Thank you I’m just scared as I said I had to make a joint account my letter from lcwra has gone I’m scared they will make me look for work I was only awarded it in July 
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 56,976 Disability Gamechanger
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    You won't be made to look for work. The information about your LCWRA award will still be on the computer. When you have your next statement you need to check that the element is included.
    Has your partner reported being your carer as advised in your other thread?
    I would appreciate it if members wouldn't tag me please. I have all notifcations turned off and wouldn't want a member thinking i'm being rude by not replying.
    If i see a question that i know the answer to i will try my best to help.
  • bigaxedwarf
    bigaxedwarf Community member Posts: 73 Listener
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    I got the element included before. it won’t do anything will it because he can’t get carers allowance so I’m stuck on what to do 
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 56,976 Disability Gamechanger
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    Your partner can't claim carers allowance because they earn too much. As advised on your other thread claiming carers element has no earnings limit but it will increase your maximum UC entitlement by £168.81/month.
    I would appreciate it if members wouldn't tag me please. I have all notifcations turned off and wouldn't want a member thinking i'm being rude by not replying.
    If i see a question that i know the answer to i will try my best to help.
  • bigaxedwarf
    bigaxedwarf Community member Posts: 73 Listener
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    So I can ask for carers element not the allowance 
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 56,976 Disability Gamechanger
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    Carers allowance is not part of UC. Carers element is part of UC and it's this they need to claim. Your partner needs to "report a change of circumstances" then tell them they care for you for at least 35 hours per week. The carers element will then be included in your maximum entitlement.

    I would appreciate it if members wouldn't tag me please. I have all notifcations turned off and wouldn't want a member thinking i'm being rude by not replying.
    If i see a question that i know the answer to i will try my best to help.
  • bigaxedwarf
    bigaxedwarf Community member Posts: 73 Listener
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    Thank you can he still work full time and get the element of £168 
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 56,976 Disability Gamechanger
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    Yes because as I advised in your other thread there’s no earnings limit to carers element. 
    I would appreciate it if members wouldn't tag me please. I have all notifcations turned off and wouldn't want a member thinking i'm being rude by not replying.
    If i see a question that i know the answer to i will try my best to help.
  • bigaxedwarf
    bigaxedwarf Community member Posts: 73 Listener
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    Thank you so much that’s really helped me 
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 56,976 Disability Gamechanger
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    You're welcome.
    I would appreciate it if members wouldn't tag me please. I have all notifcations turned off and wouldn't want a member thinking i'm being rude by not replying.
    If i see a question that i know the answer to i will try my best to help.
  • L_Volunteer
    L_Volunteer Community Volunteer Adviser, Scope Member Posts: 7,982 Disability Gamechanger
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    If we can do anything else to support you @bigaxedwarf please don't hesitate to let us know. We are all here for you and listening to you  :)
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