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Mental Health

Silver925Silver925 Posts: 78Member Courageous
edited March 7 in Mental health issues
Hi would it go against you to go to a wca alone if you have mental health issues? You hear of such horror stories about these assessments.such appreciated.

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  • Antonia_ScopeAntonia_Scope Posts: 1,783Member Pioneering
    Hi @Silver925 

    Thank you for sharing this with us. I do not think it should go against someone, but some of members may able to answer this for you. 
  • Sam_ScopeSam_Scope Posts: 7,732Administrator Scope community team
    Have you ever told them that you can't go out alone or need a lot of support to attend appointments?
    Scope
    Senior online community officer
  • Silver925Silver925 Posts: 78Member Courageous
    I need someone to go with me to places I have not been to before as I fear getting lost or not being able to find somewhere I need to go to. I will  panic if I am late.
  • Silver925Silver925 Posts: 78Member Courageous
    I also get confused . My sister went with me last time .I just need someone to travel on bus with as I don't like travelling alone. She might not always be able to come so my neighbour said she would give me a lift if necessary.
  • BenistmonkBenistmonk Posts: 326Member Pioneering
    If you can, get someone to go with you to the WCA. Also refuse to be assessed by one of their scam nurses, ask for a doctor, you have a right to be assessed by a doctor. And finally, ring up a few days before you go to the WCA and tell them you want it recorded. 
  • Antonia_ScopeAntonia_Scope Posts: 1,783Member Pioneering
    Thanks for updating us @Silver925 happy to hear you have the support of sister and your neighbour. Please keep us updated.
  • MickConnonMickConnon Posts: 56Volunteer community adviser Courageous
    Hi @Silver925, have just been catching up on past posts and came across this one. I hope your WCA appointment went well and you had someone accompany you? Keep us informed of the outcome and how you think it went. Kind Regards
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