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Analysis Of Results Of A Million Work Capability Assessments

September 13, 2015

A disabled blogger called Jonathan Hume, at a blog called Wordthings of Jon, has analysed the results of a million Work Capability Assessments. He has tried to explain the bias in the Work Capability Assessment in a long write-up of his study, which I thought might interest some of you.

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  1. September 13, 2015 4:27 pm

    Reblogged this on perfectlyfadeddelusions.

  2. The Infamous Culex permalink
    September 13, 2015 6:03 pm

    As the WCA is plainly invalid – it does not measure what it is supposed to test – shouldn’t the benefit be renamed Invalidity Allowance?

    • September 13, 2015 6:09 pm

      The problem with that is that Invalidity Allowance suggests that those who claim it are invalid- that is, by dictionary definition, that they do not matter. And ESA claimants DO matter!

  3. September 15, 2015 2:58 pm

    In 2002 doctors did a lot of assessments by 2008 they used nurses more and more but in 2010 I got a doctor for my ESA claim, she has since disappeared off the GMC register, and all other ESA assessments have been paper assessments and just rubber stamped by a DM as WRAG. I haven’t been seen for a WFI since Feb 2013, 2 years 7 months, but have had one WCA in July 2013.
    They say maximus are 12 months behind in assessments, but I don’t care,

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