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Hi, my name is elmojames!

elmojames
elmojames Member Posts: 3 Listener
hi just joined my wife is disabled and im her carer 

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  • Adrian_Scope
    Adrian_Scope Posts: 8,595 Scope online community team
    Hi @elmojames and welcome to the community!

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  • elmojames
    elmojames Member Posts: 3 Listener
    hi im retired so I just joke now and say im unpaid carer everything was manageable till my wife got her pip assessment and went from 30 points to 8 so they saying taking car of us ive appealed but more worried over wifes depression its knocked her right back she cant manage buses so shes saying whats the point of going on this is how it started last time im worried tried to take overdose in 2015 id got those thoughts out of her head now don't know
  • Adrian_Scope
    Adrian_Scope Posts: 8,595 Scope online community team
    Hi @elmojames, are you still at the Mandatory Reconsideration stage and have you asked for a copy of the assessment report. This can be helpful to see where points were lost when appealing.

    Are you receiving any help with supporting your wife with her depression?
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  • steve51
    steve51 Member Posts: 7,153 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @elmojames

    Welcome to our online family/community.

    I am one of the Community Champion’s here at Scope.

    Please please let us know if there’s anything that we can help/support you with???

  • Ami2301
    Ami2301 Member, Community Co-Production Group Posts: 7,945 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @elmojames welcome to the community! :)
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