Wheelchair Services – Request for me to sign agreement on communication

I received this letter in June regarding my email correspondence with Wheelchair Services and Social Services, lets be clear I did not excessively email or phone them, probably 3 or 4 phone calls and 33 emails (a lot of which were confirming I had received an email) in about 105 days. As I was unhappy Read more about Wheelchair Services – Request for me to sign agreement on communication[…]

Another Wheelchair Assessment

After a lot of wrangling my advocate from the Muscular Dystrophy Campaign managed to get Gloucestershire Wheelchair Services to consider giving me a wheelchair voucher, this was turned down originally as my “needs may change within five years”, this was based purely the Occupational Therapist’s and Rehab Engineer’s opinions, they have no medical training and Read more about Another Wheelchair Assessment[…]

Getting Closer

I have just been awarded £2000 by Barchester Healthcare towards my wheelchair, I only need to raise £3000 more and I can buy it!  My dog recently had puppies so we are selling two of them which should raise another £1000 towards the cost, I’m also hopeful that Anna from the Muscular Dystrophy Campaign will Read more about Getting Closer[…]

Freedom Of Information Request Response

I recently made a freedom of information request to NHS Gloucestershire regarding Wheelchair Services, I wanted to try and understand how well they were doing their job, below is the response I received.   Information received from NHS Gloucestershire Open Government License  From the above it seems only 101 powered wheelchairs were provided in Gloucestershire Read more about Freedom Of Information Request Response[…]