I don't believe your situation is as hopeless as you think.
A doctor is there to treat and to cure, not to dismiss anyone as a hopeless case.
He didn't see her as a hopeless case who'd never get a man on her own.
She's a hopeless cook.
I was fine at sports, but pretty hopeless academically.
I'm hopeless at maths.
They are hopeless at taking the initiative.
I proved to be hopeless as a teacher.
The caretakers are hopeless. Anyone can just walk in and take stuff.
Argentina's economic policies were a hopeless mess.