I visited the Penny Brohn Centre last Tuesday - where despite being the only attendee at the support group I spent nearly 3 hours with a nice lady and talked over my ever increasing problems. We had hoped things would now settle down but alas - no. I came home to find a letter to go to the DWP assessment centre - the last time I went to one of those I felt suicidal as so degrading and little to do with mental health. this is on the 8th April. Even worse - the treatment my sister is having - injection to half hormones to slow growth of tumours is having no effect. She is loosing a lot of weight and is on morphine - the holiday is soon and doctor seems unwilling to give her enough to last over the time she is away. I am considering having her living with me - that is a mega step - but the thought her of her living like she is with little support and with no running hot water, no washing machine, damp and heating in only one room with two holes in the ceiling - well it is too much. I have been in touch with one of those companys that buy houses in any condition quickly to have an idea of value. I am about to put the proposition to her.There are all sorts of obstacles in this apart from my stress levels, most of all the transfer of her medical treatment. It is so hard. I do not feel at all well and it only the counselling and other supports, that I am still going
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