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May/June 2018
With so many folks being pushed onto PIP from DLA remember to take your time in filling the form, and don't try and make out you can do something when in reality you struggle to achieve the task listed or need help with the task. Remember if you have to face a assessment to demand the assessors
GMC number of a doctor, ENB reference if a nurse and registration number for any other health service assessor, they cannot refuse you that information, if they try to just tell them that you will contact their governing association that they have refused to give you what is legally in the public domain and their organisations will deal with them. If you have no one to go with you record the conversation you have with the assessor, a mini tape recorder or mobile phone can undertake that task.

September 2018
The complaints about  PIP assessment continue to roll in to Disabilities Forum, we are now aware of 299 deaths of disabled people directly through assessors  claiming genuine disabled people are not disabled, the corrupt assessors hired by a corrupt ATOS health care, then over seen by a disgusting corrupt DWP whos sole purpose is to save the government money using the most vulnerable group in society to achieve that target.A recently heard about disabled person who was assessed 6 years ago by the DWP and placed on a higher rate than they had been in receipt of previously, this year a so called occupational therapist claimed the person was not disabled despite highly restrictive vision "confirmed by NHS", and very limited mobility which affected his daily life in almost every way. The corrupt Occupational Therapist made plenty of statements 80% in accurate, but in this case she came up to a former double qualified senior nurse  "RGN/RMN" and was recorded with DWP permission to expose the totally untrue statement claimed by the assessor, counter claimed by the disabled person.  The client has formerly complained to the Royal College of Occupational Therapists and having spoken to them discovered how disgusted they were with that assessor, the individual concerned is a Ms Sarah Price claiming to be an OT. The client was a type 1 diabetic 51 years a diabetic, who directly though her lies cannot pay for a  helper to draw up his insulin, or pay for a helper to prepare his meals "sight", and cannot get out as he can no longer afford taxis to travel. This assessor has been also reported to the police as a possibly deliberate manslaughter or even murder case.

Letter to the minister
October 2018

The Rt Hon Esther McVey

c/o the house of commons






The change over for Disabled People from Disability Living Allowance to Personal Independence Payment is proving to be a highly dubious and corrupt exercise instructed by the Government through the totally corrupt Department of Work and Pensions and equally corrupt ATOS Health Care.

Disabilities Forum have had clients who are totally blind being assessed as having normal sight, clients with no legs in wheelchairs being assessed as walking 200 metres unaided, assessed by so called medially qualified health professionals

ATOS Health Care urge assessors to fail disabled people by pressuring assessors monies for the assessments and promising more work if they fail disabled people, the DWP assessors are civil servants who self admit to having no medical knowledge at all, disabled people are treated with contempt, lies and  no respect what so ever.

You as the minister concerned need to end this corrupt practice I am aware it is a money saving exercise using the most vulnerable members of society to save the government monies but in doing so people are dying  “299 to date, governments own numbers obtained directly related to assessment corruption”

The system may catch the odd fraud but in the attempt to save monies thousands of disabled people are seeing their quality of life reduced directly by the governments policies “yours”, people are being hospitalised through your policies and 299 have died as a direct result of your policies.

It was said to me that ATOS Health Care corrupt practices would and had lead to them loosing the contract but I am rely-ably informed that no other health assessment group would sacrifice proper assessment for government stipulations to fail disabled peoples assessments so ATOS who will sacrifice disabled people genuine disabilities for money were given back the role.

 Sort this out

January 2019

The corrupt practices under the stewardship of new internee Amanda Rudd contuse with the change from DLA to PIP.

It has been confirmed by former assessors that the most corrupt health care company ATOS healthcare deliberately places assessors to carry out assessments on clients that they are totally out of their depth to undertake assessments. Examples are maternity nurses being given mental health clients to assess, under qualified occupational therapists given blind clients to assess. Many assessments do not see the proper tests carried out so the assessors report the client did not fail the test, such areas as rotational tests on wrists, and ankles mobility and include a below the leg amputee who it is claimed passed the ankle rotation tests, a mental health client who the assessor claimed did not have any issues and spoke in concise detail with confidence of their difficulties. Approaches to the Director General of the DWP have resulted in no response even when MPs approach the director they feel that they are untouchable.


Ask the assessor their qualification - if you feel they are unable to carry out an assessment do not continue.

If you have the assessment you are then asked to sign a completion form - do not do so - state that you will sign it after receipt of the assessment report and if you feel it is inadequate refuse to sign any form, and always lodge a complaint about the assessment when you request the DWP to look at the decision again, Remember the DWP assessors are not medically qualified according to the DWP

NOTE we won the case with a second reconsideration, proof of the lies told by a recorded assessment tape, and support of a local MP. It did not go to an appeal.

January 11th 2019

ATOS Healthcare and DWP deliberate corruption continues, we today received a message from a client that they had been turned down for PIP, based on the corrupt evidence of an ill qualified assessor who was and admits to being totally unable to correctly assess our client. The client went for assessment to switch from DLA to PIP the assessment lasted just under an hour, the assessor within her notes claimed our client walked normally unaided, his ankle rotation on left and right was within normal levels. The client was turned down for PIP, the reconsideration included a transcript of the assessment which had been recorded with DWP permission and the fact that the rotation tests had not been carried out, as well as a medical impossibility that he had walked 12 yards into the room unaided - our client is a below the knee amputee left side, always has to use crutches or a wheelchair "crutches on the assessment," yet the DWP assessor refused to accept the live copy/recording of the assessment was true, and claimed our client could walk 200 yards unaided , and that the rotation tests on both ankles was completed- this is total utter corruption and the Government using ATOS a corrupt organisation to save money rather than properly funding disabled people it is total contempt for disabled people a tissue of lies supported and encouraged by the equally corrupt CONSERVATIVE government.

April 2019

Disabilities Forum strongly support "Extinction Rebellion" and have attended the London based protest with some of our clients. We urge you to support this non violent directive in your and go on line to add your support at http://rebellion.earth

October 2019

The PRS Performance Rights Society have attempted to gain monies from a number of disabled folk including us, the call goes as follows.

The caller will ask "do you listen to music on your property ?" if say yes they respond "what do you listen on radio or anything else" if you then say yes to radio or CD, DVD ,record player, TV they will claim that you need a licence, if you say you don't they will still try and claim that you pay for a licence and will try and extract monies from you DO NOT CONTINUE THE CALL PUT THE PHONE DOWN. They will follow up, with us 38 times despite the property they tell us we need a licence for we tell them is a home not a commercial property. We have now started a court case against these monsters to compensate for harassment, stress and a deliberate attempt to obtain monies by false pretences.

November 2019

Today November 1st another paper/report has been published severely criticising the institutional care or lack of care of people with Learning Disabilities and Autism it makes recommendations and accuses the carers of actions that contravene the rights of every human. Lets be honest the government has been well aware of the inhumane methods of care for this group of people for years and has not acted it has deliberately just paid lip service and continued to encourage inhumane treatment of the group of people, it has allowed people to be placed in cells for 24/7 has allowed and encouraged no people contact, and drives Learning Disabled and Autistic people to suffer unacceptable  torture at the hands of authorities "NHS and Local Councils". The latest comments from the authorities has stated they will look at the recommendations and will act, no no no, the authorities must act now, today not tomorrow, or next week or next month it must act now. Disabilities Forum urges anyone who is aware of people facing daily imprisonment in so called places of care to contact the NHS, their MP and the Minister for Health & Social Care demanding the cruelty ends immediately. We must demand proper care in the community support and demand a stop to this action against humanity. Don't think about it do it now lets make this exposure a major issue.

March 27th 2010

I have been pressing the government to end/abandon council tax for 3 months as so many people have run out of money especially self employed and 0 hours contracts and this is an instant way of helping people. "councils will loose 3 months monies but they have reduced their services anyway" I have also demanded that alongside this cut of Council tax the Social Care module which is 2% could be lifted to 5%  to help social care/intervention.

I am also pushing for an American style grant be issued to all under 25,000 annual income as the benefits application system will and now has broken down leaving so many unable to claim  any benefits.

April 30th
Disabilities Forum have been in contact with supermarket chains demanding that disabled people are allowed to be accompanied, example a wheelchair customer who cannot reach above a certain level, and blind or partially sighted people  who cannot see clearly what they want to purchase, intellectual deficient  cannot always read the packaging, in all cases help is essential. Sainsbury have clearly stated they will not alter their one person only admission, our suggestion shop elsewhere we have tried with no problems at Iceland, Morrisons, Waitrose or Tesco.

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