HomeCalendarFAQSearchMemberlistUsergroupsRegisterLog in
Latest topics
» Are you more or less likely to fight Maximus since it hired Sue Marsh?
How the Atos Healthcare health care professional assesses capability EmptyThu Feb 05, 2015 9:36 pm by Admin

» Maximus and the Gestapo (Bill Gunnyeon)
How the Atos Healthcare health care professional assesses capability EmptyThu Feb 05, 2015 9:30 pm by Admin

» Company fined millions for fraud in US tipped to take over hated fit-for-work tests
How the Atos Healthcare health care professional assesses capability EmptyThu Feb 05, 2015 9:26 pm by Admin

»  Work And Pensions Committee: Post-Match Analysis II Overview
How the Atos Healthcare health care professional assesses capability EmptyThu Feb 05, 2015 9:25 pm by Admin

» Where's Maximus
How the Atos Healthcare health care professional assesses capability EmptyThu Feb 05, 2015 9:23 pm by Admin

» Concern as Maximus recruits former DWP ‘fit for work’ boss
How the Atos Healthcare health care professional assesses capability EmptyThu Feb 05, 2015 9:21 pm by Admin

» Template Letter to Request That Your WCA be Recorded
How the Atos Healthcare health care professional assesses capability EmptyThu Nov 20, 2014 11:04 pm by Admin

» Template letter requesting mandatory reconsideration.
How the Atos Healthcare health care professional assesses capability EmptyThu Nov 20, 2014 11:03 pm by Admin

» GP Template PIP
How the Atos Healthcare health care professional assesses capability EmptyThu Nov 20, 2014 11:02 pm by Admin

» PIP Diary templates
How the Atos Healthcare health care professional assesses capability EmptyThu Nov 20, 2014 11:01 pm by Admin

» SAR for PIP Documents
How the Atos Healthcare health care professional assesses capability EmptyThu Nov 20, 2014 11:00 pm by Admin

» Use this to demand your WCA documents off the DWP/Atos
How the Atos Healthcare health care professional assesses capability EmptyThu Nov 20, 2014 10:59 pm by Admin

» Template letter for SAR ESA
How the Atos Healthcare health care professional assesses capability EmptyThu Nov 20, 2014 10:58 pm by Admin

» Nothing to do with this forum
How the Atos Healthcare health care professional assesses capability EmptyThu Jul 17, 2014 10:18 pm by Admin

» Benefits cap is evidence of Tories' vile political smearing of sick, disabled and jobless poor
How the Atos Healthcare health care professional assesses capability EmptyWed Mar 26, 2014 12:45 am by whybother

» 'Murdering scumbags': How did outsourcing get into this mess
How the Atos Healthcare health care professional assesses capability EmptyTue Mar 25, 2014 4:58 am by whybother

» A full house on Benefits Street
How the Atos Healthcare health care professional assesses capability EmptyTue Mar 25, 2014 4:53 am by whybother

» I take my hat off to Iain Duncan Smith. Only he could turn a disability crisis into a fiasco
How the Atos Healthcare health care professional assesses capability EmptyTue Mar 25, 2014 4:51 am by Davo

» Battle for Britain
How the Atos Healthcare health care professional assesses capability EmptyTue Mar 25, 2014 4:48 am by Sicknote

» Hopefully it's last we hear of Atos
How the Atos Healthcare health care professional assesses capability EmptyMon Mar 10, 2014 6:33 pm by Itsonlymedontworry


Share
 

 How the Atos Healthcare health care professional assesses capability

Go down 
AuthorMessage
Itsonlymedontworry

Itsonlymedontworry

Posts : 11
Join date : 2012-11-16

How the Atos Healthcare health care professional assesses capability Empty
PostSubject: How the Atos Healthcare health care professional assesses capability   How the Atos Healthcare health care professional assesses capability EmptyFri Nov 16, 2012 1:29 am

How the Atos Healthcare health care professional assesses capability

The aim of the Work Capability Assessment (WCA) is to assess the effects of an individual’s health condition or disability on their ability to carry out a range of everyday activities. This includes areas of functional capacity such as mobilising, standing and sitting, learning tasks and awareness of hazards which are relevant to work. Illnesses and disabilities affect people in different ways, and to different degrees, which is why the focus of the assessment is on capability, rather than diagnosis. Our health care professionals do not diagnose conditions or offer advice on their treatment, but review the information available about what each person is able to do. This information may come from the claimant, as part of the questionnaire that is completed, or through discussion at a face to face assessment. It may also come from the claimant’s treating health care professional.

Atos-Healthcare-Review-informationAll of the people we employ to carry out WCA assessments are trained, fully registered doctors, nurses or physiotherapists. In addition to their existing clinical expertise, they have all received specific training to become disability analysts, to provide WCAs in accordance with Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) legislation. Following training, each healthcare professional must demonstrate their competency to the Department for Work and Pensions before gaining their approval to produce WCA reports.

They must be having a laugh Rolling Eyes Rolling Eyes

http://blog.atoshealthcare.com/

How the Atos Healthcare health care professional assesses capability New1aa
Back to top Go down
View user profile
 
How the Atos Healthcare health care professional assesses capability
Back to top 
Page 1 of 1

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
 :: ESA-
Jump to: