6) I can’t do it on my own


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“I can’t do it on my own”

  • Picture of Jean“I was told there was nothing more they could do for me, I think they thought I couldn’t get any better, they just abandoned me and left me to do it all on my own ”
    Jean, 50 years.

  • Picture of ArekArek, 42 years, takes a self management approach. He had a stroke last year and lost his ability to speak. “The speech therapist took me as far as she could then explained the importance of me carrying on with the support of a communication support service and my family. I have been delighted with the progress I have made – my hard work has paid off.”

Key point

If the NHS, charities and social services work together, it can have a better result for me.