Remaining politically neutral during General Election 2024

Under guidance from the Electoral Commission and Charity Commission, it's important that Scope remains politically neutral during General Elections.

While we understand that this period will see many passionate discussions and do not want to discourage open discussion, we cannot allow discussions which are purely intended to influence voting.

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Hi, my name is Rosie1066!

Rosie1066 Community member Posts: 1 Listener
Hi, and thanks for accepting me.  I have just been diagnosed with Cauda equina syndrome.  I live alone having recently lost my husband who I cared for for five years, and now I’m faced with this diagnosis.   Not looking forward to what the future may bring.  


  • Beaver79
    Beaver79 Community member Posts: 23,442 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @Rosie1066 Welcome to the Community. I am so sorry for your loss. Everything seems to be hitting you at once which must be very difficult for you. Do you have any family or friends that can support you at this time?  We are here to help and support you where we can. If you have any questions please ask. Take care.
  • Ada
    Ada Scope Member Posts: 15,995 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @Rosie1066 It’s a very warm welcome from me x
  • Rosie_Scope
    Rosie_Scope Posts: 2,911 Scope online community team
    Hi @Rosie1066, another Rosie! I'm so sorry to hear about your husband. And to have to cope with your health at the same time must be really difficult for you. Have you got any close friends or family nearby you can go to for support?

    I hope you can find some support and friendship with us here on the community. Take a look around and join in wherever you feel comfortable. Many people find recent discussions handy to find out what people are chatting about, or just take a look through the categories. We're here if you need to talk things through or ask questions :)<3
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