A paralysed woman claims a shortage of suitable carers could force her into residential care.
Quadriplegic Christine Maksymowicz, of Cherry Hinton Road, Cambridge, said she has been left without a live-in carer despite needing round-the-clock assistance.
She told the News she is being looked after by a district nurse while she waits for private care agency Pulse to provide a new carer.
However, the 60-year-old claims the changes have affected her quality of life and meant she has gone a week without going to the toilet.
She said: “The district nurses said they will only deal with my bowel movements twice a week, so if I can’t go on the day they come, then I won’t be able to go until the next week.”
Mrs Maksymowicz now fears she may have to go into residential care.