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"My experience of health and social care is as an outpatient in my local neurological unit. I had an assessment to social care shortly before lockdown. I was told I was not eligible for support, which didn't surprise me. I made it clear that I wasn't prepared to adjust my entire schedule to fit in with the potential support worker. "