Man who ‘can’t leave house alone’, Jake Adey, found “fit” for work by DWP

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Lee Adey (left) and Jake Adey (right)

Lee Adey (left) and Jake Adey (right)

THE FAMILY of a man with mental health issues says he is being forced back into work by a Government department – which has gone against the opinion of his own doctor.

Jake Adey, 22, of Lynch Hill Lane, Slough, was diagnosed last year with anxiety and depression by the doctor he has had since he was baby, and is receiving medication. However, a Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) assessment recently claimed there was ‘nothing wrong with him’.

Mr Adey was threatened with a knife last year, leading to extreme anxiety and difficulty coping in everyday life. He has only been signed off work for around six months. His mother, Lee Adey, 48, said: “He was coming out of work when he was approached by a well known individual, who held a knife up to him. There were lots of witnesses, and it’s…

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