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    when will it end
    DLA apeal
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    • 6th Jul 10, 8:55 PM
    DLA apeal 6th Jul 10 at 8:55 PM
    hi all would take anyadvice right now as im begining to feel like ther right an its all in my head

    its for my dd she is 16 now an was on dla hr since april 08 for 2 yrs
    her illness at the time was for depression self harm atempts a suicide mood swings, she was an still is under chams an gets alot of help from them, the high rate was mainly for night time with the nightmeres not being able to sleep an roaming round the house whilst i wasin bed looking for things to self harm with.

    i had to re-apply this yr an things were worse than they were last yr i put all the info on the form an sent it off with a cover bit from the person who helps me look after her the new things were not going out alone an severe paranoia also she had become more violent an found new things, things i thought were safe to harm her self with plus an other suicide attempt also getting up in the mornings an encouagement to keep her apperance an hygine up to scratch

    the decision came back as no saying she didnt need help with anything that she only needed re-surance an she wasnt at risk of self harm a danger to others or her self,
    i asked for this to be re-looked at but we were also going about a new psyciatrist report at the same time, he chams worker also wrote a letter of her own back to confirm the self harming depression an the going out alone an also being left alone was not in dd intrest as she has atempted to kill her self.
    as soon as the psyciatrist had seen her again an diagnosed her with a mood disorder similar ti bi polar an placed her on meds i told them as a new decision had not been made i missed out the bit about her hearing voices which i told the dla about but the psyciatrist said this was part of the low mood she gets

    i got a new decision an they still said no as she only needs re-asurance but they did admit to her being at risk of harming her self

    i now have to go to tribunaral an dont know where to start they said she needs no help with care, cooking, looking after herself going out off the home no supervision whilst alone.ect......
    im so tired its been a hard yr so far i dont know what im supposed to write on this gl24 form

    im sure i can get the chams worker to help me at a tribuneral but is that allowed any help would be appriciated thanks
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    • Indie Kid
    • By Indie Kid 27th Jul 10, 11:34 AM
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    Indie Kid
    Be careful folks. On another thread I suggested people would do well with a positive attitude and to try to help themselves, I was scolded by the board guide for giving medical advice.
    Originally posted by TheBottomLine
    I know what thread you mean and still don't get how that was medical advice.
  • Former MSE Dan
    OK, I'm closing this thread here - deleting all posts that break the rules would take up way too much MSE resource time.

    We have reiterated this hundreds of times - please keep all discussions polite, even if you disagree with the other persons opinion.

    For anyone about to say "so-and-so was rude first", it doesn't matter. Anyone replying to a rude post with another one themselves is just as much part of the problem as the original poster.

    If these issues appear again with the same posters, we will have to consider taking further action.

    Dan
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