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TOPIC: Expecting home medical soon.

Expecting home medical soon. 5 years 11 months ago #72407

  • KittyBoo
My DLA is due for renewal after getting higher rate mobility and care for the last 2 years. (thanks to this amazing site when I filled the forms in).
My DLA runs out on Novemeber 23rd and I have just had a message left on my ansaphone asking me to contact them to make an appointment for him to visit.
I am really worried about this as I expect most people are.
I am new to this forum and trying to find my way around and just looking if anyone has experience of home visits.
I am suprised that I did not get a letter from ATOS giving me an appointment especially as I put on my form that I have trouble with telephone calls and prefer to be contacted by post so I can deal with the letter on one of my better days.
I forget conversations and am worried to death about his visit.

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Re:Expecting home medical soon. 5 years 11 months ago #72415

KittyBoo wrote:

My DLA is due for renewal after getting higher rate mobility and care for the last 2 years. (thanks to this amazing site when I filled the forms in).
My DLA runs out on Novemeber 23rd and I have just had a message left on my ansaphone asking me to contact them to make an appointment for him to visit.
I am really worried about this as I expect most people are.
I am new to this forum and trying to find my way around and just looking if anyone has experience of home visits.
I am suprised that I did not get a letter from ATOS giving me an appointment especially as I put on my form that I have trouble with telephone calls and prefer to be contacted by post so I can deal with the letter on one of my better days.
I forget conversations and am worried to death about his visit.


Hi KB, and welcome,

Have you looked at the "70 questions you're are likely to be asked at you're DLA medical" guide, accessed from here. :

www.benefitsandwork.co.uk/help-for-claimants/dla/#dlamedicals

cheers

bro58

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Re:Expecting home medical soon. 5 years 11 months ago #72416

Hi KB,

Please be aware also, that if you so desire, you can have a friend, relative or carer present at the medical to offer moral support, and even take notes, as a record of the proceedings.

Further, it may be advisable to do this, if you have such a person who can be there to support you.

cheers

bro58

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Re:Expecting home medical soon. 5 years 11 months ago #72449

  • paula
Lots of luck for your medical. Thinking of you and hope you get the right outcome. Hang in there

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