Moving down South, but where to?
This is my first post so please excuse if this isn’t in the right place!
Myself and my mum have recently sold our house and are looking to relocate, however we are not sure where to and would like some suggestions from people who perhaps feel where they live is more accessible for the disabled. Preferably in the milder southern regions due to arthritis amongst other conditions (I will be working but she is retired).
Our current town is not very physically accessible as it is on a hill (with poor access for disabled parking) and this is one of her biggest struggles, so somewhere flat would be best. We also have dogs and horses so somewhere rural is also high on the priority list.
A good GP practice and access to hospital is also very important due to the nature of her conditions requiring monitoring regularly (cardio/respiratory and orthopaedic).
Our current and previous practices here are not understanding at all; for example will chastise you for requiring strong painkillers to function and that you have become overweight but don’t recognise the fact that you have been waiting 3 years for surgery to enable you to walk to lose the weight. It is very clear that they do not read your notes as she has to constantly carry her folder with her history and medications written in, and they have no clue as to what is going on or how to proceed, we are disheartened and feel let down - I just want her to be able to enjoy he retirement without having to do the doctors work herself.
Our property budget would be £250 - 300k if this has any impact on suggestions.
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