Robert Scarlett was discharged from hospital just in time for Christmas after almost a year of treatment for breathing difficulties.
It should have been a happy occasion, but sadly Robert’s wife passed away from cancer while he was being treated.
Returning to an empty house after 45 years of marriage, Robert felt lonely and frightened. He had been his wife’s primary carer throughout her battle with cancer, but now could not even walk down the stairs.
Robert’s confidence was low and he started to suffer from panic attacks. “I felt terrible, really, and lonely. I had no one to speak to and it was just not the same,” he said.Read More