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Hi, my name is boots1234!

boots1234 Member Posts: 1 Listener
edited June 2021 in Start here and say hello!
hello my name is mrs christian (Removed by moderator, full name).i suffer from chronic illness and vunerable; do you help folk like me i live in a house nearly bed ridden on more than  20 tablets a day for health  i have 15 stairs to climb down and up i cant do this any more you can call me on (Removed by moderator, personal details are not allowed on the community)


  • janer1967
    janer1967 Member Posts: 16,454 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi and welcome 

    We offer advice and support to disabled people 

    Do you live in social housing ? 

    I recommend getting a care needs assessment through gov website to have your housing needs assessed 

    You can also speak to social services or your gp 

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  • Ross_Scope
    Ross_Scope Posts: 7,487 Scope online community team
    Hello @boots1234

    Welcome to the community, thank you for joining us and introducing yourself. 

    It seems as though things are difficult at the moment and I'm sorry about that, do you have any support from a loved one who lives with you, or are you on your own? 

    I wonder if a mobility aid would help you with navigating around your home, particularly with the stairs, have you ever discussed with your Gp what could be done to help with your mobility?

    You could also refer yourself for a social care needs assessment through your local authority, has that ever been mentioned as an option for you? 

    As mentioned above, in accordance with our community guidelines we do not allow the sharing of personal details such as full names or phone numbers, and therefore I have removed those from your post.
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  • chiarieds
    chiarieds Member, Community Co-Production Group Posts: 12,478 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @boots1234 - & welcome to the community from me too. I'm sorry to read about the situation you're in with your health problems. I hope you find the advice given above to be helpful. Here's a link for the care needs assessment already mentioned: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/social-care-and-support-guide/help-from-social-services-and-charities/getting-a-needs-assessment/
    Hope this helps, & kindly let us know how you get on, thank you. :)
  • Tori_Scope
    Tori_Scope Posts: 9,644 Scope online community team
    Welcome to the community @boots1234 :) Have you had a chance to look at the above ideas? 
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