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Re: [IPk] Banned or suspended from the gym



... Still better than a kick in the teeth!

Signposting in large bureaucracies is enormously helpful.


> On 13 Feb 2014, at 16:12, Brenda Cookson <email @ redacted> wrote:
> 
> yes, they will signpost but not get actively involved. They only deploy an
 > Enter and View team if there are multiple complaints of a similar nature
about
 > the same establishment. Even then I doubt that they would go to a gym, even
if
> it is a local authority one.
> 
>> Subject: Re: [IPk] Banned or suspended from the gym
>> From: email @ redacted
>> Date: Thu, 13 Feb 2014 15:39:29 +0000
>> To: email @ redacted
>> 
>> Healthwatch Ambassadors liaise with CCGs, Tertiary Care & the Local
> Authority &
>> the Health & Wellbeing boards to share best practice & assist those who've
> had
>> poor experiences with achieving better care.
>> 
>> This Gym is a local authority gym. Healthwatch will, if nothing else be
> able to
>> direct her to the best people to complain to. The Council & the HWB clearly
> need
>> to address the deficiencies in their inclusiveness compared to big private
>> sector gyms, like Virgin & LA Fitness.
>> 
>>> On 13 Feb 2014, at 15:30, Brenda Cookson <email @ redacted>
> wrote:
>>> 
>>> I recently attended a training day at my local Healthwatch to become a
> member
>>> of their Enter and View team. I think it is highly unlikely that this
> would
>>> come under their remit.
>>> 
>>>> Subject: Re: [IPk] Banned or suspended from the gym
>>>> From: email @ redacted
>>>> Date: Thu, 13 Feb 2014 11:38:23 +0000
>>>> To: email @ redacted
>>>> 
>>>> The number of grams of long - acting carbs may be part of the issue.
>>>> 
>>>> Try not to judge her, or impose your management on her symptoms. It
> might
>>> not
>>>> work. It may also seem less than sympathetic.
>>>> 
>>>> As she's got a lot on her metaphorical plate, she could delegate this to
>>> her
>>>> local Healthwatch.
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>>> On 13 Feb 2014, at 11:25, Diana Maynard <email @ redacted>
> wrote:
>>>>> 
>>>>> To clarify, my point was more in response to Belinda's comment about
>>> liquids
>>>> only containing fast-acting carbs.
>>>>> 
>>>>> I think you have probably worried them now that you will hold them
>>>> responsible if something happens while you're in the gym, or that
> there'll
>>> be a
>>>> major incident, given your description of volatile BG, no hypo awareness
>>> etc.
>>>>> Di
>>>>> 
>>>>>> The eating issue i beleive
>>>>>> was the start of this now they have changed it banned me ect and i
>>> don,t
>>>>> think
>>>>>> what i do or don,t do is the real issue..
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