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Hi, my name is Gina1970!

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Gina1970
Gina1970 Community member Posts: 4 Listener
Hi. I'm new here and thought I'd say hello.
I needed some advice regarding statutory sick pay and disability benefits and called Scope. I spoke to a lovely lady called Catherine who was really understanding and gave me some really useful advice. I'm finding myself in a difficult situation, she didn't judge, was very supportive and turned a difficult day into a hopeful one. 
I hope you have all received useful advice and support from the helpline team too. 
I look forward to chatting to others on here x 

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  • Sandy_123
    Sandy_123 Scope Member Posts: 52,535 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hi @Gina1970 welcome to the forum, glad you got some useful advice. Join in with the conversations and games going around
  • Gina1970
    Gina1970 Community member Posts: 4 Listener
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    Hi Sandy. Thank you for the welcome.  How do I join in discussions? I've had a look, but must be missing something? Lol. Cant find how to join in live chat x
  • Gina1970
    Gina1970 Community member Posts: 4 Listener
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    Thank you Ada. Beautiful dog  ... here's mine - her name is Duchess x
  • chiarieds
    chiarieds Community member Posts: 16,131 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hi @Gina1970 - & welcome to the community, & for sharing such a lovely photo of Duchess. :)
    Unfortunately all the discussions are done by posting & replying to messages such as in this thread, as there isn't a live chat function.
    If you click on categories https://forum.scope.org.uk/categories you will find all the different discussions if you scroll down. The 'Coffee lounge' is also very popular for many & varied discussions, as well as a few games. Please see: https://forum.scope.org.uk/categories/coffee-lounge


  • Sandy_123
    Sandy_123 Scope Member Posts: 52,535 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hi @Gina1970 beautiful dog, sorry we don't have live chat, the links above will be useful to help you navigate the site.
  • Gina1970
    Gina1970 Community member Posts: 4 Listener
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    Thank you all for the welcome and the advice, also the comments about my gorgeous girl. She is 13years old, bull mastiff cross and has the best nature, also the best company I could wish for. Pets really are our family aren't they? Tell me about yours..... x







  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 55,184 Disability Gamechanger
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    Gina1970 said:
     Cant find how to join in live chat x

    There's no live chat. It's a forum and you comment on threads as you do here.
    I would appreciate it if members wouldn't tag me please. I have all notifcations turned off and wouldn't want a member thinking i'm being rude by not replying.
    If i see a question that i know the answer to i will try my best to help.
  • Tori_Scope
    Tori_Scope Scope Posts: 12,504 Disability Gamechanger
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    Welcome to the community @gina1970 :) 

    Thank you for sharing your kind words about one of our helpline advisers. I'm really glad they could be of help! 

    Duchess is really beautiful. How long have you had her? 

    As the others have explained, we don't have a live chat function as such. However, by posting and commenting, you're responding to people in real time. There's usually someone around for a chat :)
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