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    Hi cutover, I have similar problems with wrist...

    Hi cutover, I have similar problems with wrist strength and opening jars etc, my occupational therapist has provided me with a jar opener from a company called Dycem. It is rubber and shaped like a...
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    I have started to ask the staff of the store I'm...

    I have started to ask the staff of the store I'm in to assist with door opening, I'm trying to avoid these situations so I'm spending my money where I can also spend a penny easily :-)
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    Thanks for the reply reddivine, I haven't...

    Thanks for the reply reddivine, I haven't explained myself well. I have a radar key, the problem is getting to that toilet door, lots of places have a door that leads to the toilets that are all...
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    accessing disabled toilets

    I'm looking for advice regarding this, I am now always in either a wheelchair or a mobility scooter when out of the house.

    I find it impossible to open the door that leads to the corridor which...
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    Thankyou lighttouch, I actually feel a bit...

    Thankyou lighttouch, I actually feel a bit brighter for writing this down and getting it off my chest. the fact that someone listened to me and replied is also cathartic. You are right it's their...
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    Feel like I'm a nuisance

    I have a progressive debilitating condition, a type of mnd called hereditary spastic paraparesis. I am able to furniture walk around the house and have had a starlit fitted.

    The problem I have...
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    I have hereditary spastic paraparesis, I am very...

    I have hereditary spastic paraparesis, I am very conscious of the term spastic and am embarrassed when I explain to others what the condition is called. There will hopefully come a point when I get...
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    Thanks Fliss, that guide was really useful, I...

    Thanks Fliss, that guide was really useful, I think I'm going to buy a small scooter, sort out insurance and breakdown. I'll keep my wheelchair and still use that when I want to go out to little...
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    We have got shopmobility in town and I'll phone...

    We have got shopmobility in town and I'll phone the home insurance and check what they can do, Thankyou I'm glad I asked, I'm getting lots of useful ideas
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    Thanks for your reply and for your insightful...

    Thanks for your reply and for your insightful advice. I was thinking about buying one but was worried about breakdown and being stuck somewhere!! They really pushed this at the shop so I think I was...
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    Mobility scooter

    I have finally accepted that I need more help with my mobility, I am looking at getting a mobility scooter through the motability scheme.
    Can anyone recommend a scooter for me, I need it to be as...
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