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Care Concern: Homecare

Care Concern

I’ve been using Care Concern, a care agency based in the Chiswick/Ealing area of London, for my personal care at home for about fifteen years and…

Stiletto Wheels Hospital

A Bad Week

With my, de minimus, treatment period of six months almost up and my functional problems escalating, I called my consultant to ask for help and was…

clive james on stilettowheelsblog

Until the end …

Clive James, who remains terminally ill yet still alive despite his publicly expressed concerns about his imminent demise, has written a poem: Return of the Kogarah…

The Superhumans

The Superhumans

I read an article by Lucy Catchpole last week: I love Channel 4’s Paralympics advert. But we can’t all be superhumans and it made me laugh. Do…

Stiletto Wheels on catheters

On catheters …

At a routine check-up last week, my consultant said, ‘Bladder?’ ‘Fine,’ I replied, trying not to catch D’s eye as I remembered my most recent –…