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Would it be worth speaking to occupational health about getting new doors fitted?
Hi, i suffer from chronic pain and i fall a lot. I had the occupational team arrive at my home and they are looking to get a grant to fit a downstairs toilet. I was very nervous when they were there. They are also putting in a back step from my patio doors to the garden. I do not go out into the garden because it needs work doing on it and it is depressing, but i cannot afford to get anyone out to sort it out.
I wanted to ask their advice about the two doors i have downstairs but was too worried to ask. I have two glass pannel doors with no locks on. I have fallen through them a few times and have injured myself. I have also managed to smash one of the glass in the door and had it replaced.
I need to get two solid doors put downstairs with locks and handles on. so if i do fall then i am not falling straight through the doors and only against the door.
I have tried for nearly 12 months to find someone who could come out and put two doors on for me if i bought the doors but due to covid i cannot get hold of anyone as everyone has a waiting list.
I am just wondering if it would be worthwhile to contact occupational health and ask them for advice about the two doors and if they know of anyone.
Also, does anyone know if there is an organisation out there who tidy a garden up that doesnt cost the earth. i suffer from depression and being able to sit in the garden would help with my depression. I did get one quote for a gardener and he wanted £1,000 which is just out of the question
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