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    Daniel Gu
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    One of our members from South Africa submitted the following:
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    Im a stroke patient and i can no longer work because of my condition how do i get financial help because i have three children and the only person working now is my husband and i can see he is getting stressed out because he cant provide enough
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    Survivors, what do you think?


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    • Daniel Gu
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      One member from South Africa submitted the following question:

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      Im a stroke patient and i can no longer work because of my condition how do i get financial help because i have three children and the only person working now is my husband and i can see he is getting stressed out because he can’t provide enough

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      She is not alone. Another user submitted a similar question. The following is the answer we received from Avashna Moodley, a member of Strokefocus. (visit her site at http://www.hospital2home.co.za)

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      He can apply for a disability grant in SA. I’ve been in contact with the department that deals with disability and they have temporary suspended this application due to being inundated with Covid 19 applications .His other option will be to apply for R350 unemployment grant which was implemented due to the Covid 19.There is no other way to access these funds, other than going to the relevant offices by himself . This also means risking his chances of infection.

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      Our forum has been connected with question forms embedded in each PDSS local associations site (see the list below).

       

      Once a user submits a question from any of these forms, the questions will be posted to the forum for discussion, like you see now. The name of the user who submits the question will not be revealed. If you would like to participate in discussion, simply reply by email.

       

      The question forms as mentioned are:

      – Ask Okey Form on the SSF site (https://pdss-staging.strokesurvivors.org.za) or the SSF PDSS site (https://pdss.strokesurvivors.org.za)

      – Ask Joyce Form on the NW Brain Network site (https://www.nwbrain.network)

      – Ask Dr Charway Form on the SASNET form (https://care.sasnetghana.org)

      – Ask Beautiful Form on the Southeast Brain site (https://www.southeastbrain.net)

      Many thanks to our user community for your great patience. Use Strokefocus. Tell us where to improve.

    • Daniel Gu
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      I am wondering how financial aids for survivors work in other countries.

    • Daniel Gu
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      Thank you for the input. I already posted on another forum your suggestion. This should help.

    • Avashna Moodley
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      Hi Daniel He can apply for a disability grant in SA. I’ve been in contact with the department that deals with disability and they have temporary suspended this application due to being inundated with Covid 19 applications .His other option will be to apply for R350 unemployment grant which was implemented due to the Covid 19.There is no other way to access these funds, other than going to the relevant offices by himself . This also means risking his chances of infection. I wish I could shed some positive light on this subject .
      RegardsAvashna Moodley CEOwww.hospital2home.co.za

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