Not optimistic about assessment
I had my WCA last week and I'm not feeling optimistic about the outcome. I went with my mum and first we couldn't find the venue, we were 5 minutes late but it didn't matter as I was waiting an hour before the assessment even began anyway! This made my anxiety spiral through the roof. I asked for this assessment to be recorded for the first time as previous assessors had lied and my outcomes were all WRAG. This assessor really didn't like the assessment being recorded and prior to it beginning she pretended she couldn't get the equipment to work to try and illicit a response from me to help her so presumably she could say I helped but I was in such a state already I couldn't do anything. Then she went to fetch some guy to help "fix" the machine and he came in and looked at me straight away so it was obvious they were colluding. Anyway eventually the machine "worked" and she spent 40 minutes going over the same questions it was ridiculous. I could tell she was trying to trip me up but I was saying everything I had said in my ESA50 and it was all going on tape. Then at the end she looked at me and said "I have enough information now. You will get a decision in 4 weeks and the letter will say there's been a change in circumstances". She got up and led me out and said "take care and look after yourself" again trying to get me to chat to catch me out hoping I would chat back but I just walked by and didn't look at her. However I am worried about what she said at the end "a change in circumstances". I've taken this to mean a fit for work decision as I could tell throughout she just didn't believe anything I was saying. I just hope the powers that be disagree and they can hear on the tape just how awful things are for me.
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