Courtesy of Mo Stewart July29th 2016
Re: Blaming the victim, all over again: Waddell and Aylward’s biopsychosocial (BPS) model of disability.
by Tom Shakespeare, Nicholas Watson and Ola Abu Alghaib
Critical Social Policy, May 25,2016: 0261018316649120
AS you all know, I have been exposing the dangerous WCA in my research since 2009. Eventually, I was able to expose the use of the totally discredited biopsychosocial (BPS) model of assessment, used for the WCA and adopting a ‘non-medical’ assessment model to resist funding benefit. Waddell and Aylward’s ‘research’ was based on the modified version of Engel’s BPS model as identified in the 1970s. They are responsible for the BPS model used for the WCA, which has destroyed countless lives.
Finally, the very long awaited academic support has arrived in the form of a blistering attack against Mansel Aylward and Gordon Waddell’s research ‘evidence’ who, historically, have written DWP ‘commissioned’…
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