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UC WCA and appeal complaint

I came to UC in February 2019 as I was not able to work because of eye conditions from October 2018. I was advised (wrongly) that I could not stay on Working Tax Credits as i'm not 'working'. I also ...

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Social care financial assessment

Hello, my son has just turned 18 and is moving Direct Payments across to Adult Services. He receives Higher rate PIP and universal Credit with LCWRA. Does the universal credit and extra he receives ...

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Government sets out plans to overhaul special educational needs system

Taken from The Guardian: Government sets out plans to overhaul special educational needs system Mainstream schools in England will be required to “change their culture and practice” to become more ...

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Escaped domestic violence

I had to leave my social housing property of 18 years as my daughters and I with our two little dogs were in danger. I managed to secure private rented in another town and 18 months later I had to ...

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Have you been failed by the adult social care council complaints system?

Hi all, I'm a trainee journalist investigating the adult social care complaints system. I'm looking to speak with people who have complained about a social worker or care standards but feel they have ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Research and opportunities to get involved in - 1 Mar 2022

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Anybody a student? Need help writing about EHCP

Need help writing about EHCP

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Education - 22 Jun 2022

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LCW Assessment

I had an assessment which the assessment company described as "not fit for purpose" after I made a complaint. But the DWP did not reassess and made the decision to refuse both LCW and LCWRA. Is this a ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Universal Credit (UC) - 9 May 2022

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Moving care from Switzerland to UK, help and advice?

Hello. Thank you for setting up this community. I am excited to join it. I'm writing this on behalf of my son and myself, and am hoping that some of you are willing to share your care and aid ...

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May 2022..waiting

Hi all..I'm new here. Just wondering if anyone has had a PIP assessment during April/May 2022 and heard anything yet? I know it's anything upto 3m advised waiting time but from what I've seen on some ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in PIP, DLA, and AA - 1 Jun 2022

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Work Capability

Hi Guys, I am so confused. I have just spoken to UC about my claim. They decided that I was working without consulting me and the reason why they came to this decision is that I was paid holiday pay ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Universal Credit (UC) - 26 May 2022

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