I've been plagued!× not only M.S, I v steroids caused my heart to fail and ended up with heart surgery for pacemaker.
Last 6 weeks, have been a joke, never had so many hospital admissions, not able to pass urine for 2 days, sizeable pulmonary embolisms both lungs, dvt and then another stay, partially collapsed lung, shadow and fluid, huge problems with LFT,s anemia, blood levels etc.
I've done nothing but struggle with the equipment that has been supplied by OT,s - for example the sling for hoist didnt fit me because I am tall and have bi-laterall lymphodema- it was so bad I was bed bound for 5 days due to the majority of my leg having a haematoma, which I have photos of, despite weeks of the haematoma it is still showing on ultra sound, very deep.
In addition they have supplied 3 chairs (rise/recline)each stating it was an interim, one of which I had for weeks and was jammed into!
I of course have made a complaint, there has been no safeguarding or care, certainly.no due attention- so as I'm getting no support and want to live!! Need to look at chairs.
This chair needs to be rise/recline preferably with electric motion to gently move the seat to aid prevention of further clots, wider and longer than the average chair!!
I've been off legs for 8 weeks and despite just getting out of hospital am doing everything I can to get back on my legs - I would be grateful for a shuffle as long as I can get around for a few steps on sticks and stand.
Anyone have experience in this field? TIA