The fight for a wheelchair – part 3

Read part 1 here  Read part 2 here  So, I have another appointment with wheelchair services to see GBL, this time at Thurrock Wheelchair Services, and he brings along the chair I want and the one that the NHS will provide. Even with the lightweight one from the NHS fatigues me quickly. The occupational health […]

The fight for a wheelchair – part 2

This is part 2 of 3 read part 1 – here I emailed Access to work and said I was very flexible (ha!) and that I could easily fit around him if he had a late notice cancellation. As I said my ROH managers sent an email directly to my Access to Work assessor explaining my […]

The fight for a wheelchair – part 1

After several times at work when I was not able to work short distances anymore I realised I needed a wheelchair. It had got to the point where I was avoiding going anywhere as I was afraid my legs were going to collapse underneath me. I tried crutches and these were great for short distances, […]