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.

As ever, please make sure that your comments remain respectful of other people's opinions and keep to our online community house rules.

Hi, my name is clairelanc!

clairelanc Community member Posts: 2 Listener
Hi there.
I am 47 & have Fibromyalgia, Osteoarthritis, C F S,  Spina Bifida Occulta, T M J, Oedema, Migraines, Restless Legs to name but a few.
NaNa to 8 grandchildren with 9th due Jan 2019.
3 wonderful daughter's & a partner that is my rock & does all jobs I can no longer do around the home etc.
My partner & I are guardians of 2 young children so life is very painful & I get tired faster than I did before we had to take then on.
We get no outside support at all which is a shame as our 8yr old has Attention Deficit Disorder.


  • thespiceman
    thespiceman Community member Posts: 6,388 Disability Gamechanger
    Hello @clairelanc   Pleased to meet you welcome. Thank you for joining and sharing.

    You come to the right place for support and information.

    Have look under our Parents and carers and Disabled Parents . Also look also our Talk about Specific Conditions. Lots of posts from members who have shared their stories.

    Please could I suggest you ring our helpline on Monday 0808 800 3333 to see what support the team can give you.

    Hope that helps. There will be members of our community who can and might advise you on your 8 year old son with Attention Deficit Disorder.

    Offer any support and advice.

    Please ask if we can advise on anything. We are a friendly community.

    Pleasure to meet you.

    Please take care.


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  • Sandiie
    Sandiie Community member Posts: 14 Connected
    Hi @clairelanc Hi how are you?? Xx 
  • clairelanc
    clairelanc Community member Posts: 2 Listener
    Hi, Thank you for your replies.
    Thank you for your advice. I shall take a look at those areas and also ring the number given.

     Hi Sandii,
    Pleased to meet you.

      ? Claire ?
  • steve51
    steve51 Community member Posts: 7,153 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @clairelanc

    Good Evening & Welcome ??

    It’s great to meet you today!!!!!

    I am one of the “Community Champion’s” on our site.

    Please please let me know if you require any further help/support????
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