Updates – CHC, Wheelchair, DFG & Change of Care Agency

I decided I really should update my blog with what has been happening recently, I apologise for not updating it sooner, I have no excuse, I’m just lazy when it comes to these things. The biggest update is that I have finally changed care agencies, I have had issues with my agency for years but[…]

Occupational Therapy – Hygiene

At the beginning of the year my nurse and I discussed hygiene, I’m currently stuck in bed so only get a bed bath, we decided to talk to my OT Mrs.K.  She was very helpful and we discussed options, we came up with a viable option, a shower trolley which was padded and would fit[…]

Gloucestershire Personal Health Budget Pilot – Post 1

There is currently a move to push Personal Health Budgets by the government to give patients/service users more control see this NHS page. The University of Kent, University of York, Imperial College, London and the London school of economics have joined up for a Government funded research project to assess how well PHB’s work for NHS[…]

Privacy and a brief update

Well the meeting has been and gone and I have a reasonable care package until September, when it will be reviewed again.  I will post more about the meeting in a future post but the main thing is they agreed to me having a registered nurse, for now. This post is about privacy and AN’s[…]