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by dialysishacks - Dan · Published 31/07/2017
Benefits / Dialysis
by dialysishacks - Dan · Published 24/07/2017
It is available from Disability Rights U.K. for the sum of £4.50 – if you are disabled then you do not need to pay VAT. They only sell to anyone who needs to use...
Dialysis / Symptom Tips
by dialysishacks - Dan · Published 15/07/2017 · Last modified 20/07/2017
Whichever dialysis you are on (APD or CAPD) they have one thing in common: they pull every last drop of water out of you! One of the symptoms of this is getting a dry...
CAPD / Dialysis / Dialysis Tips
by dialysishacks - Dan · Published 11/07/2017 · Last modified 20/07/2017
This can potentially be a slow and/or messy job. You will be taught (as with everything else) on how to put the solution down the toilet once you have finished a CAPD exchange. There...
Dialysis Tips / Dialysis Travel
by dialysishacks - Dan · Published 07/07/2017 · Last modified 20/07/2017
Another benefit you can apply for, is a blue badge. Annoyingly you have to apply online and then my local council sent me an application to fill out – so it was double input. You...
Benefits / CKD
by dialysishacks - Dan · Published 06/07/2017 · Last modified 20/07/2017
If you do apply for PIP and you are awarded the enhanced rate for the mobility section then you are exempt from paying any car tax. You have to apply via a letter but the link will...
APD / CAPD / Dialysis / Dialysis Tips
by dialysishacks - Dan · Published 05/07/2017 · Last modified 20/07/2017
As with everything else in dialysis, you will be trained on how to wash your hands. I thought it would be useful to show you how I wash my hands and then give a...
CKD / Dialysis
by dialysishacks - Dan · Published 03/07/2017 · Last modified 20/07/2017
I was once told that no one else is best placed to know; (a) how you feel, (b) what is best for your health & (c) what you want/need. You must be our own...
Benefits / CKD / Dialysis / Dialysis Tips
by dialysishacks - Dan · Published 01/07/2017 · Last modified 20/07/2017
If you do decide to continue working; which I recommend you'll need a few tips. Firstly, you need to find a clean and safe room for you to do an exchange in. It will need a...
by dialysishacks - Dan · Published 29/06/2017 · Last modified 20/07/2017
For both CAPD and APD you have do to a stock take once a month or once every other week – depending on how often your deliveries are. I found that doing a stock...