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Hi, my name is Caza55!

Caza55Caza55 Member Posts: 4 Listener
Hello everybody I'm new on here hope your all having a lovely day 

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  • thespicemanthespiceman Member Posts: 6,408 Disability Gamechanger
    Hello @Caza55   Pleased to meet you.

    Thank you for joining. Hope you having one too.

    I am one of the team of community champions. We guide, advise help and support members.

    Please have a look around our community. We are friendly. Please join in discussions.

    Please ask any questions, some one will know.

    Please I hope you enjoy your time with us.

    Please take care.

    @thespiceman


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  • chiariedschiarieds Community champion Posts: 6,897 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @Caza55 - Welcome to the community, & thank you for joining us all. It's very supportive & friendly here, so I hope you enjoy it. I've had a busy day, but at least got around to doing some things! How has your day been?
  • Caza55Caza55 Member Posts: 4 Listener
    Quite one as usual can't do much as I have severe osteoarthritis pain in both my knees how are you ?


  • thespicemanthespiceman Member Posts: 6,408 Disability Gamechanger
    edited December 2019
    Hello @Caza55 Sorry to hear that, have you ever contacted this charity for any advice .

    National Osteoporosis Society.

    https://theros.org.uk.

    Helpline 0808 800 0035

    Please if I can help with anything please ask.

    Please take care

    @thespiceman
    Community Champion
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  • Ami2301Ami2301 Community champion Posts: 7,162 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @Caza55 and welcome to the community! Please let us know if you need anything :)
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  • chiariedschiarieds Community champion Posts: 6,897 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @Caza55 - I have generalised OA due to a genetic disorder, so my knees sympathize with yours! I've not been able to do much all week, but felt a bit better today, so got a few 'extra' things done, which gives me a small sense of achievement....but I'm stiffening up already! I rarely get out, so have found it good to chat on here. How about you, do you manage to get out at all?

  • Caza55Caza55 Member Posts: 4 Listener
    I don't get out much not unless it's inn a taxi there and back or my mobility scooter but think I need a new battery as it keeps running out it doesn't go very far 



  • Caza55Caza55 Member Posts: 4 Listener
    It gets very lonely and isolating sometimes not getting out and never seeing anyone
  • thespicemanthespiceman Member Posts: 6,408 Disability Gamechanger
    Hello @Caza55    Please can I ask did you look at any of the links .

    I added to your post.

    Please can I also add look on line for befriending schemes your local council or wellbeing service community unit will have details. Your local council website a start.

    Many local charities run them,

    If you experiencing problems accessing information or support please tag my name and say where you live .

    Pleasure to help you lots on line.

    Please I hope that gives you some reassurance .

    Please take care.

    @thespiceman.


    Community Champion
    SCOPE Volunteer Award Engaging Communities 2019
    Mental Health advice, guidance and information to all members
    Nutrition, Diet, Wellbeing, Addiction.
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  • chiariedschiarieds Community champion Posts: 6,897 Disability Gamechanger
    edited December 2019
    Hi @Caza55 - I don't know if the following link may be helpful if you read the article. It's trying to address the loneliness & isolation that many people feel & how it might be helped:  https://community.scope.org.uk/discussion/65029/social-prescribing-what-it-is-and-how-it-might-help#latest
    Also please look into the advice given by thespiceman

  • Adrian_ScopeAdrian_Scope Testing Team, Community Team Posts: 7,951 Scope community team
    Welcome to the community @Caza55. :smile:
    Senior Community Partner
    Scope

    If you have a few minutes to spare, we'd appreciate your feedback on our online community.
  • AilsAils Community champion Posts: 2,268 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @Caza55 and welcome to the Community.  It is nice to meet you and thank your for sharing with us.  I hope you have found the above information helpful which both @thespiceman and @chiarieds have given you.  Sorry to hear you are struggling at the moment.  We are here to support you so please chat to us anytime.  It isn't much fun when you can't get out as many of us on here understand.  Do you have any hobbies/interests you enjoy doing?  Sometimes that can lead onto joining clubs/groups in your area.  I hope you manage to get out again soon and meantime, I hope you enjoy your time with us.  We are a friendly bunch of people on here.  If there is anything we can help/support you with at all then please just let us know.  All the best.  :smile:
    Winner of the Scope New Volunteer Award 2019.   :)
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