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Hi, my name is 1_needs_help_please!

I am struggling to get someone to help me assemble my 4 year olds mid sleeper bed as I dont have the instructions. I suffer from a rare genetic disorder which causes me constant pain amongst other symptoms. We have just moved home. My baby doesn't have a bed to sleep on at the moment. I have reached out on FB etc but only cowboys wanting stupid amounts of cash replied. It saddens me to see such selfish individuals are more intrested in making a quick buck out of a unwell mother rather than seeing a child sleeping in their own bed 🤦‍♀️ I really hope someone can help me, Sthelens, Merseyside area. Thank you 👍


  • janer1967
    janer1967 Member Posts: 12,213 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi and welcome to the community 

    Sorry you are struggling to get help 

    Unfortunately we don't offer that sort of service this is just a online forum 

    Other than what you have already tried I'm not sure where you could get help without paying stupid money 

    Do you not have any family or friends that could help 

    Don't worry about not having instructions  you can probably get them off the Internet 

    When I moved the removal men put everything together for me 
    Here to help with my experience in hunan resources and employment rights 
  • 1_needs_help_please
    1_needs_help_please Member Posts: 3 Listener
    Aw, thank you for your reply. My removal guys cancelled last min due to covid & I had no choice but to go with anyone that would do it. They broke most of my belongings & were not insured. It's only a 10 min job for the right person with a kind heart but these days they a very few & far between. Thanks again x
  • woodbine
    woodbine Community Co-Production Group Posts: 5,256 Disability Gamechanger
    As saner said you might be able to look up the instructions on the internet, might also be worth asking the council they might be able to suggest someone who could help?
    Offering PIP advice to people with epilepsy.
  • chiarieds
    chiarieds Community Co-Production Group Posts: 10,464 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @1_needs_help_please - might this be an opportunity to chat with your new neighbours? Perhaps one might be able to help with a little DIY knowledge, or, as has been suggested, contact your council, they might have a volunteer able to help.
  • Suzanne2
    Suzanne2 Member Posts: 9 Listener
    Good morning! Do you use Facebook? If you search for your local community group and post a plea for help you will almost certainly get someone who will offer - in my area it is just fantastic how quick people are to offer their skills for this sort of thing. I hope you find someone
  • 1_needs_help_please
    1_needs_help_please Member Posts: 3 Listener
    Hi have done that but only companies have replied & want to charge as a business opportunity. Thanks anyway x
  • Ross_Scope
    Ross_Scope Posts: 4,912

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    Hello @1_needs_help_please

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