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Hi, my name is elmojames!

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

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  • Adrian_ScopeAdrian_Scope Posts: 3,858Administrator Scope community team
    Hi @elmojames and welcome to the community!

    Would you like to tell us a little bit about yourself?
    Senior Online Community Officer
    Scope
  • elmojameselmojames Posts: 3Member 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_ScopeAdrian_Scope Posts: 3,858Administrator Scope 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?
    Senior Online Community Officer
    Scope
  • steve51steve51 Posts: 5,832Community champion 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???

  • Ami2301Ami2301 Posts: 5,589Community champion Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @elmojames welcome to the community! :)
    You're a fighter. Look at everything you've overcome. Don't give up now!
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