Forms & Health - Paul Atherton (FRSA), member of Expert Link's Welfare Change Lived Experience Group

Forms & Health - Paul Atherton (FRSA) discusses the issues of form filling and the impacts on health that DWP engagements have - as a member of Expert Link's Welfare Change Lived Experience Group - May 2021.

The biggest problem has always been filling in forms. The nightmare and length and detail that these forms take are the things that actually make me ill. So as with many people, when these documents slump into your hand, it's just overpowering. It's hard to describe just how impossible it feels to fill them in. But it also forces you to remember all the things that you've lost in your life, which is incredibly triggering, for anybody with any kind of condition,