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TOPIC: DESPERATE, please help

Re:DESPERATE, please help 7 years 2 weeks ago #12895

elljay wrote:
:(
This waiting and worrying is making my syptoms worse.
I am terrified of making this situation worse again by calling to make enquiries about the decision ( my local WBO called them a week ago ) but cannot get hold of him , guess he is really busy now that so many people are being rejected.
I feel sick, my body is rigid from stress and the pain is more than doubled, I an,t sleep am afraid to move even to the bathroom incase they phone. I will be in need of care for insanity soon never mind DLA.It is only a week since the wbo cpoke to the DWP and they said they would look at my claim again urgently but a week is a long time to me waiting.
Sorry to go on, you have been very supportive but I feel so worried still. I ordered an electric bed when I got my award, was so looking forward to being able to get comfortable now scared to death I will not be able to pay for it.
If I call them they might be even more vindictive.I wish I could shut myself away in a box.

Although I appreciate that it is of no consolation to you, I'm afraid the only thing that you, or someone on your behalf can do, is to contact the DLA Unit again.

It is simply not good enough to be fobbed off without knowing what is going on with your DLA entitlement, and I would suggest that you 'phone the DLA helpline on 08457 123456 and ask to be put through to the section which deals with your claim. You may be informed that they are unable/not allowed to let you speak directly to the section, but insist as this is not true. If there is still resistance, ask for the full name of the person you are speaking to on the helpline. You are entitled to this information in accordance with the Disability and Carers Service Customer Service Charter. In any event, ask for your call to be transferred to the Customer Services Manager's office in order to make a formal complaint about the manner in which your claim has been handled.
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Re:DESPERATE, please help 7 years 2 weeks ago #12902

I have rung this afternoon to ask about the pnone call I had been promised, they told me they have applied for my papers back from Liverpool so that a decision maker can assess them again.
I am not happy with this, they asked if I had put in a request for my award to be revised.....WHAT ! Why would I request LESS than high rates !
I cannot bear this and cannot stop crying which I know gets me absolutely nowhere.
Matbe tomorrow I can call again and speak with the dept as you suggested right now I feel too upset and in pain.
Thank you for the advice.
Elljay
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DESPERATE AND MORE 7 years 2 weeks ago #12930

:( I feel totally in shock.
I have just got a call from DWP saying they retracted my whole award on the say so of my doctor and their doctor.
Since I know my doctor supported me and I have never seen their doctor how can this happen !
All they want is to stop as many payments as possible, I had my award backdated to June 24th now they want it retracted on the same backdate.
They will have to take me to court to get this money back !
I really feel I have been kicked and stamped on.
My GP was agast at them saying it was taken away, now when I tell him why he will not be happy but none of us can fight them when they get the knife in, I just have no idea how 2 trained doctors could disagree so much especially when one see,s me regularly and the other never ever saw me.
What a rotten world we live in.
Elljay
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Re:DESPERATE AND MORE 7 years 2 weeks ago #12946

elljay wrote:
:( I feel totally in shock.
I have just got a call from DWP saying they retracted my whole award on the say so of my doctor and their doctor.
Since I know my doctor supported me and I have never seen their doctor how can this happen !
All they want is to stop as many payments as possible, I had my award backdated to June 24th now they want it retracted on the same backdate.
They will have to take me to court to get this money back !
I really feel I have been kicked and stamped on.
My GP was agast at them saying it was taken away, now when I tell him why he will not be happy but none of us can fight them when they get the knife in, I just have no idea how 2 trained doctors could disagree so much especially when one see,s me regularly and the other never ever saw me.
What a rotten world we live in.
Elljay

If ever there was a decision on DLA entitlement as ludicrous as the one you have received, then this must be top of the list for an appeal?

Are you considering an appeal?
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Re:DESPERATE AND MORE 7 years 2 weeks ago #12972

I want to roll over and die but I did tell the lady who called to send me an appeal form, I do not yet know if I can face going through with it but I know my doctor is going to be mad when I see him next and tell him his evedence was along with their doctor,s the reason I got the award taken away.

I actually stayed home from going to a friends funeral today because I was afraid I might miss a call, now I wish I had gone and jumped in the grave myself.
Sorry if that sounds offensive I do not mean it to, just so desperate.
Elljay
Last Edit: 7 years 2 weeks ago by Crazydiamond. Reason: Combined posts.
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Re:DESPERATE AND MORE 7 years 2 weeks ago #12976

elljay wrote:
I want to roll over and die but I did tell the lady who called to send me an appeal form, I do not yet know if I can face going through with it but I know my doctor is going to be mad when I see him next and tell him his evedence was along with their doctor,s the reason I got the award taken away.

I actually stayed home from going to a friends funeral today because I was afraid I might miss a call, now I wish I had gone and jumped in the grave myself.
Sorry if that sounds offensive I do not mean it to, just so desperate.
Elljay

If it is any easier and quicker you can download the GL24 appeal form HERE.
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