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  1. Caregiver Recommendations and Advice while Attending University?

    I've come a long way since I first joined this forum and I wanted to thank everybody for your help.

    I'm finally transferring universities and I'll likely be be attending Cal Poly San Luis Obispo...
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    thank you so much for all of the advice. I’m...

    thank you so much for all of the advice. I’m going to stop by Men’s Wearhouse over the weekend to talk to them about my situation. I won’t forget to mention all of the various advice that was given....
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    How to get measured for a suit?

    hi everyone!

    so my cousin is getting married in about a month and this is the first time that I?ll be seeing all of my extended family in several years so I know I?m gonna be getting the...
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    I’m so happy for you! Gratz! I’m not a medical...

    I’m so happy for you! Gratz! I’m not a medical pro but I think you should see a neurologist and physical therapist ASAP
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    Um, exactly what Christopher Reeves did but with...

    Um, exactly what Christopher Reeves did but with more money.
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    I’m excited!

    I’m excited!
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    Thanks so much for your input! Floyd private...

    Thanks so much for your input! Floyd private message me saying that it was a pressure related wound. Originally I was skeptical because the doctor and even a therapist who checked my cushion, all...
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    How do I prevent shearing (maybe?) wounds?

    Hi, I?m a C4/5 quad and I?ve been dealing with a skin wounds issue for the past few months. It started back in mid February and has been alternating between healing and getting worse.

    I?ve been...
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    How do you eat noodles?

    I?m not sure whether this is the right place to ask. The food forum seems to be more diet oriented while my question is more of a topic about adaptability.

    So I really like eating noodles...
  10. Yeah! I’m already in the process of trying to get...

    Yeah! I’m already in the process of trying to get the duette catheter. Apparently I need medical reasoning from my primary care doctor and then a prescription in order for insurance to approve it.
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  11. I shot an email to the nursing program at the...

    I shot an email to the nursing program at the school then I’ll be attending. How did you advertise to the students?
  12. Thanks

    Thanks
  13. I’m currently using condom catheters along with...

    I’m currently using condom catheters along with an extra bag. So basically I have two bags hanging out of me LOL. It’s pretty strange. Whenever I spasm my bladder empties through my penis but...
  14. The physical therapist that I work with threw...

    The physical therapist that I work with threw that ball straight back to me. I asked her and she just referred me to him. I wouldn’t know where else to go because in my local area Numotion is the...
  15. Brand new suprapubic surgery! Urine not coming out of the right hole.

    I just had my suprapubic surgery this morning and got back just now. I was peeing into the suprapubic catheter while in the hospital because of the big giant bag of blood that they detached from me....
  16. Numotion refuses to help me get a Permobil F5?

    First off, is it illegal for them to just shut me down like that? I asked my local representative about getting a F5 wheelchair but he told me it would be too much trouble and that it wouldn?t even...
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    Hotel beds too high, what to do?

    I recently planned to go to Chicago but my family ended up going to Yosemite instead. We stayed at the Yosemite view Lodge at their accessible room, which frankly has terrible noise insulation, and I...
  18. Yeah, my situation has updated a little bit since...

    Yeah, my situation has updated a little bit since I made this post originally. I’m going back to school and I am already registered to attend classes that start in two weeks. I definitely know that...
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    Well, the first page of this thread is just...

    Well, the first page of this thread is just people constantly pressure relieving so much more than I do right now. I pressure relieve for 10 or 15 minutes every three or four hours while in my power...
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    Could you tell me what the agency is? Do...

    Could you tell me what the agency is?



    Do you have any examples of these short notice caregivers? Like how they were trained, connected, paid etc. I was just hoping to know a kind of baseline.
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    Wheelchair Snow Preparations?

    I?m going to be traveling to Chicago around New Year?s and I?m being warned about my power wheelchair not working too well in snow.

    I don?t really know what preparations I can make though. Are...
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    Emergency Caregiving options?

    I was just wondering how everybody handles caregivers that don?t show up or cancel on short notice. I currently live with my mom so it?s not that big of an issue for me but recently my evening...
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    Wow that’s absolutely amazing! Thank you so much...

    Wow that’s absolutely amazing! Thank you so much for all the info you gave me. I was only thinking about justifying the wheelchair to the Department of rehab or community living fund near me but it...
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    i wish there was a CA equivalent. im currently...

    i wish there was a CA equivalent. im currently hoping that my excuses that it'll be necessary for independent living or getting a job will get the government to pay for it
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    i wasn't planning on it. thats why i asked if...

    i wasn't planning on it. thats why i asked if anyone has bought these mods before. do you know of anything similar to what im looking for?
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