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Osteoarthritis and fibromyalgia and no care

bernibeebernibee Member Posts: 2 Listener
I  suffer from o
Also depression and asthma.
I live alone and at the moment no regular care my daughter was my carer but she has now moved in with her boyfriend. I am trying to cope but I am finding it difficult. 
I am glad I came across this site as it is great to talk to someone who understands. 


  • steve51steve51 Member Posts: 7,175 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @bernibee.

    A very big welcome to our website & online community.

    You will find other people here in the same situation as you.

    Yes all understand please chat away to your heart content's.

    You will also find plenty off info on our home page.

    Please let us know how we can help/support you.

  • Sam_AlumniSam_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 7,731 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @bernibee welcome to the community, I am sorry to hear you are struggling. 

    A health and social care assessment with the social services department of your local trust is often the first step towards getting the help and support you need. The assessment is an 'assessment of need'.

    There is lot of information about assessment of needs here.

    Do you have any other support from family or friends? Also are you claiming everything you could be entitled to? Check our benefits calculator here.

    This is a safe place for you to chat though, it is friendly and supportive and it is great to be able to talk to people who understand so I hope you enjoy it here.
    Senior online community officer
  • bernibeebernibee Member Posts: 2 Listener
    Thank you for your replies I will look into all the suggestions you have made.x
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