Weʼre raising £2,000 to assist in the purchase of an electric folding wheelchair
- Livingston, UK
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Derek took his first TIA (mini strokes) 15 years ago when he was just 37 years old followed by 3 more within the space of 6 months. Thereafter his health detriorated and was medically retired! A few years later he sufferred a heart attack and now suffers not only from angina but osteoarthritis in his hips, knees and back. Derek initially had to use a walking stick, but because of the chronic pain, suffered on a daily basis, Derek now has to use a wheelchair!
Unfortunately The NHS do not supply electric wheelchairs and as he is medically retired he cannot afford to purchase an electric folding wheelchair.
Given his story Derek is looking for donations to help him purchase an electric wheelchair to enable him to get about easier - without it Derek will eventually become house bound.
Derek, would like to thank everyone in advance to those that chose to donate to his cause. And whilst he acknowledges there are more deserving causes, this one relates to him.
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Feb 21, 2018
Best of luck in receiving help from your family and friends to get your wheelchair as I know how difficult it is being housebound!!!
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