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Hi, my name is liima!

liimaliima Member Posts: 2 Listener

I have been diagnose 

with degenerative disc disease ,facet joint disease , hip sacroiliitis and low back pain and am already Suffering with Fibromyalgia and it’s affecting 

My mental health  Depression and Anxiety they put me to Band 2 i  don’t know how long it will take them to offer me flat right now i leave in Temporary accommodation 3rd floor and my flat is not one level flat bedrooms and toilet are upstairs and kitchen & living room front entire are down stairs thieves 16 steps inside my flat i ask for OT assessment over the phone she offer me shower Chair Walk in Tray and she said we don’t do Recommendations to the housing and she will email copy of the Assessment and that was in April i called her left her Messages she never get back to me and when i called housing Option they said you need OT i don’t know we i go from here 

please i need any advice I’m tired mentally and physically🤧😰


  • steve51steve51 Community champion Posts: 6,961 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @liima

    Good Afternoon & Welcome to our online community/family.

    I am one of the Community Champion’s here at Scope.

    Sorry to hear about your current problems with your accommodation.

    We have got some info below for you.


    I do hope that this is okay????

  • chiariedschiarieds Community champion Posts: 2,865 Disability Gamechanger
    Hello @liima - Welcome to the community. I am sorry to read about your housing difficulties, but hope the link Steve has given may help. From that link you will see that you can contact your local council directly, and also try Shelter for advice, as you are not receiving the help you need.
    Perhaps also look at housing associations such as Habinteg also mentioned in the above link. There are also others such as this: https://www.homegroup.org.uk/    & there may be different ones in your area.
    I hope you get help, & please let us know how you get on, thank you. :)

  • Chloe_ScopeChloe_Scope Administrator Posts: 9,361 Scope community team
    Welcome to the community @liima

    Really sorry to hear about your current housing situation. Are you still needing equipment? 
    Community Partner
  • janer1967janer1967 Community champion Posts: 2,008 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi and welcome to the community

    Do you have a housing officer assigned to you with you being in temporary accomodation, they should be able to help you move to a more suitable property

    If you are band 2 then this should allow you to bid on suitable property though I would imagine at this time there isnt a lot of movement with housing and vacant properties.
    to your council or as suggested shelter
  • liimaliima Member Posts: 2 Listener
    edited August 3
    every where i ask help it feels like the doors has be shot on my face i been having housing problems for 6 years now you don’t know what this do to your mental health i am really Exhausted ..
  • steve51steve51 Community champion Posts: 6,961 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @liima

    I hope that you have had a good day????

    Sorry to hear about your struggles to date.

    We will never close our door’s to you!!!!

    What help with housing can we help you with today?????

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