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Thats one of the issues, 3 appointments have been broken by the OH team for a home visit to demonstrate.....so the hoist has been here over a month and still unused. The latest slings ordered ar in situ ones ? i have not opened the packaging so i will look later.... Thanks AyJay, i will experiment m...
After many years of caring for my wife who has MS finally the early intervention team get involved. However, things seem worse now than ever..... I asked for help regarding lifting my wife for bathroom visits and a hospital bed and portable hoist was delivered and a visit from physios and district n...
Hello Peter
Only just found your reply so apologies for the delayed response.
We do have a ceiling fan in the bedroom but an air con unit is a great idea. Do you use a portable unit or a fixed unit ?

Kind regards

David
I totally relate to this post..... its like being a prisoner at times! With parole not an option :(
My wife has secondary progressive ms and the recent warm weather has really had a negative effect on her health. she is no longer able to transfer unassisted from wheelchair to loo. I am constantly having to lift her and assist with toileting every couple of hours.... im exhausted and not getting an...
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No, neither of those has been conducted.... pip assessment was done at home this year and a oh visit last year which was of no help at all.
I have less than a year until I retire but currently off work with a back condition and have been for 3 months. Work are currently trying to provide light duties but my wife's condition has deteriorated dramatically and I just think it's impossible for me to return to work. This is a stressful situa...
That's really useful information.... I'm in the process of sorting my pension in order to access drawdown next year... I assumed I wouldn't be able to claim carers allowance as I don't presently due to my income
Thanks Chris
It's always reassuring to know I'm not alone... the supporting on this site is invaluable !