Dr. Barry said she has A duty of care to me!

I saw Dr. Barry this morning.
We had a long chat about therapy and I was telling her that eileen said we had 21 sessions left before the funding is cut.
She said she feels that she has a duty of care to me to try to get me more funding from somewhere.
So she is going to call Eileen and talk to her, get the report that Remy from the pottergate centre for dissociation and trauma did 2 years ago, and go from there.
She said she doesnt know if we’ll get any funding, but we need to try. She told me we had a very good case, as Remy had put in his report that therapy needed to be ongoing, and also, that because I havent had any hospital admissions in 5 years, that that too is a really good argument to get funding.
She told me that it costs 1000 euro a day to keep someone in hospital, I was floored. That means the time I was admitted for a month, it cost the state 28.000 euros to keep me in a bed for a month.
Wow, just, wow!
Dr. barry also said she’d get the social worker on her team to help me and the social worker actually called me in the afternoon today, we had a chat, and she said she was going to speak to Dr. Barry and see what she has to say, then she’ll call me again and arrange an appointment for us to meet and discuss things.
The social worker seemed really nice. I don’t actually know her, its my first interaction with her since she started on the team, but she’s been on the team now for a couple of years.
I will probably text Eileen tomorrow to tell her that Dr. Barry is going to be calling her, I meant to do it earlier this evening but I got distracted and I forgot about it.
I’m really pleased with how the appointment went. There is hope now, and I may not actually need to pay for therapy after all.

Author: Carol anne

I am 40 years young. I'm blind and I have dissociative identity disorder, I also have complex PTSD. I blog about my life with these disorders. I live in Ireland.

8 thoughts on “Dr. Barry said she has A duty of care to me!”

  1. Wow, that’s so great that dr Barry is willing to try to do something and help you get the funding. I really hope there are some options available to you and you won’t have to pay for therapy yourself after all. I guess even if you had just the larger part of the costs funded and had to contribute in some smaller part yourself, that would always be better than paying for the whole thing yourself.

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