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Stupid, Stupid DLA!

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littleredcorvette · 05/10/2005 11:41

Sorry for the rant but............................

I'm already getting the Personal Care component for my ds and I put in a claim for the Mobility component in August as he cannot walk.

This morning I got two separate letters from DLA:
a) To let me know that they are dealing with my claim (dated 28/09/05)
b) A Renewal claim pack telling me that his personal care stops on 30/03/06 and to send it back to them by 30/12/05 (dated 03/10/05)

I just phoned them up explaining that I would be just repeating myself on the Renewal claim, only to be told that I can either:
a) Send back the Renewal forms now, or
b) Wait until I get a decision about the Mobility before sending back the forms.

So by her reckoning, I will have to send the forms back either way - she did say that if I had a photocopy of my original forms (which I have) then I could just write it out again on the new forms!

What a waste of time, energy and paper

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RnBlood · 06/10/2005 09:33

ridiculous

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coppertop · 06/10/2005 09:38

What a stupid and pointless system. Grrr!

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eidsvold · 06/10/2005 09:52

makes you realise how hard some people have to work to justify their job..... I agree - more importantly about the waste of your time and energy to simply write out what is obviously already on record....

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doormat · 06/10/2005 09:53

are these decisions makers really from planet earth

computer says no
sorry to hear this lrc, hope you get it sorted soon.

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