Essential Information for claims, assessments and appeals.
There are three essential ideas to keep in mind when claiming Employment Support Allowance (ESA) because of the nature of the ESA50 form, and the fact that Atos are seeking to deny benefits, and NOT assess disability: this will not be a fair investigation of your health issues.
This information needs to be shared widely so people are made aware of them, and can use them when claiming ESA or appealing.
These very helpful ideas are:
- Reliably, repeatedly and safely
- Exceptional circumstances – Regulations 25 and 31, 29 and 35
- Atos assessments and pitfalls – how they try to deceive you
1. Reliably, repeatedly and safely.
‘Lord’ Fraud made this statement in the House of Lords:
“It must be possible for all the descriptors to be completed reliably, repeatedly and safely, otherwise the individual is considered unable to complete the activity.”
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Great blog about how meditation can go hand in hand with recovery and the SMART tools. I try to meditate regularly as it is very therapeutic and I’ve found it so helpful over the last year, I really do consider meditation to be a vital resource in my recovery and this blog explains it better than I probably can.
From the very first time I heard anything about this story, it has been obvs that something wasn’t right. As more and more information has come out it has been more and more a blatant cover up. I can’t believe that after all this time, KJ’s family still do not know the truth of what happened to this boy. Tragic.
Such an inspirational man, his courage and tenacity, his passion to do what’s right, is an example to us all.
Thanks #IntelGroup for the interview.
Well, he had a job. He had a car. He had a home. He even had a dog. And now he has a long Con Air flight to St. Louis from San Diego ahead of him, because he also had a knife, expired plates, months left on parole, and an ex who’d attempted to get a restraining order.
Jon Cowden, formerly of OpIsrael and OpPalestine among other Anonymous operations, had previously served 13 months and 2 days of a 15 month sentence, and was then released on parole. The formerly affluent Cowden, an experienced programmer who’d earned the finer things in life through his regular employment, fell on hard times earlier this year, ending up in a fleabag motel, down to his last folding money in March. Offered a good job in Los Angeles, he was unable to take it because his parole restrictions kept…
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