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Chair weighing scales

maureen05 Member Posts: 1 Listener
I suffer from Parkinson’s and recently put on loads of weight, due to the fact of the isolation. I know you can get chair weighing scales and wondered if any slimming clubs use these. I cannot stand without the help of my walking frame . Also hard to step up any steps. Can anyone please help. 


  • steve51
    steve51 Member Posts: 7,153 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @maureen05

    Welcome hi great to meet with today.

    I am one of a team of Community Champion’s here at Scope.

    Can you please let me know what area of your country you live in so that I can help you further ??????


  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Member Posts: 29,827 Disability Gamechanger
    HI and welcome,

    I've been a member of Slimming World since 2016 and have attended various groups up and down the country in this time. Unfortunately, they don't provide a chair scales. I don't know about weight watchers. You could contact a Consultant of Weight Watchers in your area and ask them this question.

    Although at the moment the groups to weigh are not currently open due to Covid19. They are of course still doing the online membership.

    Hope this helps.
  • leeCal
    leeCal Member Posts: 6,177 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi maureen05 I don’t have an answer but I just wanted to welcome you to the community. Best wishes.

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  • emmarenshaw
    emmarenshaw Member Posts: 711 Pioneering
    Hi @maureen05 welcome to the community. I’m Emma, one of the Community Champions. I’m going to tag @Richard_Scope to see if he can assist you. 
  • janer1967
    janer1967 Member Posts: 15,956 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi and welcome to the community from me too , I hope you can find an answer to your question and it would be great if you could share that with us if you do

    I look forward to seeing you around
  • Chloe_Scope
    Chloe_Scope Scope Posts: 10,555 Disability Gamechanger
    Welcome to the community @maureen05. :) 

  • Richard_Scope
    Richard_Scope Posts: 3,141 Scope online community team
    Hi @maureen05
    Being accurately weighed when it's difficult to stand is tricky. My GP surgery doesn't have chair weighing scales. I would agree with @poppy123456, I would contact the clubs you are interested in joining beforehand and ask the question.
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  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Member Posts: 29,827 Disability Gamechanger
    @Richard_Scope thanks for that. I do know there's no Slimming world group in the country that has any chair weighing scales.


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