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    As an update it wasn't good news- GP wasn't...

    As an update it wasn't good news- GP wasn't willing to refer me as she said it isn't something she does- the OT's should do it. I spoke to the OT's who said that they were happy to refer me but I...
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    Thank you. I saw my employer's Occy Health GP...

    Thank you. I saw my employer's Occy Health GP today who agreed that I need a wheelchair so I've emailed AtW to let them know and attached my 'business case' and a supporting letter from a charity for...
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    Thanks for that- I've broken it down at bit into...

    Thanks for that- I've broken it down at bit into sections. I'm seeing the Occy Health GP tomorrow and I'm going to ask if he can refer me to NHS wheelchair services if possible. My boss said they may...
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    This is an abbreviated version- does it sound ok?...

    This is an abbreviated version- does it sound ok? I have been with my employer since 2008 and have been in my current role with them since 2013. My role involves responding to any form of...
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    I was devastated when she said that- ask a token...

    I was devastated when she said that- ask a token gesture she said that they could do a desk assessment to get me an ergonomic keyboard! She said I have to go to NHS wheelchair services first too and...
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    Well just to update you my first contact with AtW...

    Well just to update you my first contact with AtW didn't go well- they basically said that as my work have folding wheelchairs (really basic fleet ones) for local authority customers they should just...
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    thanks for that- it's really helpful :) I'm going...

    thanks for that- it's really helpful :) I'm going to look at grants as well I think just to be on the safe side. I am willing to contribute but only working part-time means my income is some what...
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    Is is standard that they insist on you funding...

    Is is standard that they insist on you funding that amount or is there lee-way? I am confused as the grant specifies they will fund up to around £40k but surely they wouldn't expect someone to...
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    Ouch- if it's a helium with the wheels then that...

    Ouch- if it's a helium with the wheels then that would be £3000 which is totally inaffordable for me - even if I just went with the Life R without with just the basics I'm looking at over £850!
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    Hi- I know after a bit of googling that AtW have...

    Hi- I know after a bit of googling that AtW have funded e-motion wheels for other people and these would be a massive help to me as I can't self-propel for long so I'll ask about them... I've never...
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    Hi thanks for that- how does getting a wheelchair...

    Hi thanks for that- how does getting a wheelchair through Access to work happen- can I choose the one I want and where to get it from? I would use it daily for work as I do struggle getting into work...
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    thanks

    Thanks- I will be paying for it myself if I can't get assistance (will potentially be saving up for months) as I don't think there are wheelchair vouchers in Wales and through working for the local...
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    first wheelchair

    Hello everyone,

    I'm seeking a bit of advice- I am getting my first 'proper' manual wheelchair and wanted advice regarding the options. I think I'll be going for a Quickie Life R but I wanted to...
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