“I won’t appeal as we as a family can’t go though the process”

So, I’m the one who got told she hadn’t sent in the forms… so yes they started paying my benefit again. No apology, nothing. I got a letter telling me what I was entitled too etc! Hey ho! So then I get my lovely ‘we are going to judge you’  letter through. My amazing Dad took me and the assessor was late because the sandwich van was outside. Of course they apologised and of course I said it was OK!
But what would have happened if I was late ? I took my latest medical letters etc, and told them how I had my first ever panic attack after the ‘we are stopping your money’  letter had arrived. She was nice, but as soon as my Dad mentioned my sister had cancer, which is a huge part of our life at the moment, the assessor switched off from me. I had to tell him my money had been reduced.
My Dad didn’t make a mistake during my assessment. He was honest on how he has to stretch his time between my sister and me. I got put on the lower rate of daily care. I think, I could be wrong, but because he now has two of his kids to look out for, I got deducted.
I will manage, but I now can’t give my Dad anything to help care for me. My 16 year old son is now doing some of the things my Dad used too. I won’t appeal as we as a family can’t go though the process. I’ve got so much worse since my assessment.
I am one of the lucky ones. There are so many people that don’t have what I do. But I’m scared that because I’m speaking out, I’ll get singled out.
I’ll manage
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