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Thanks for being part of our community

Sarah_Mencap
Sarah_MencapAdministrator
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Hello there

This online community has been up and running for nearly 6 months now. We are delighted that so many of you have joined us (there's over 700 of you now!!)

Your posts are amazing. Thank you so much for making this community such a success.

Very soon I have to report back to my bosses about how the community is getting on. It would be wonderful if you could let me know what you think about the community, and how it has helped (if indeed it has).

Just a couple of sentences will do.

If you'd prefer to share your thoughts with me privately please just message me.

Many, many thanks

Sarah

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Picklebum

Hi I recently found this site

I really find it useful so many of the posts I can relate too having gone through this myself and feel I can help others with the exoieriences I’ve had and also others help me

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Sarah_Mencap
Sarah_MencapAdministrator
in reply to Picklebum

Thank so much for this :)

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Picklebum

😀

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lqrt43

Sarah, I wanted to thank you and Mencap for all your work in developing and running this network, which has been so helpful – both in terms of offering specialist information and in addressing the isolation that many of us feel.

It is the first time I have ventured into social media and I wouldn’t have done so if the network hadn’t been endorsed and monitored by Mencap. It genuinely has created a sense of community which I haven’t experienced before as a carer and has also given me a strong personal commitment to Mencap as an organisation.

Thank you - it really does make a difference.

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Sarah_Mencap
Sarah_MencapAdministrator
in reply to lqrt43

Thanks for taking the time to do this. It really helps me show how the community is making a difference. Best wishes

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JackieOO

thank you for everything you do Sarah - you put such thought and care into convening the group

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Sarah_Mencap
Sarah_MencapAdministrator
in reply to JackieOO

You are very welcome. I love doing this job.

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Annonymouse

I have not asked a question here. I get the digests emailed to me and I've occasionally offered what little advice I think might be of use. One day I may want to ask something and it's reassuring to know this forum exists and that Mencap exists. Please tell your bosses that this forum has value to me and my family. Thank you.

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Sarah_Mencap
Sarah_MencapAdministrator
in reply to Annonymouse

Thank you - I will pass on your comments. Best wishes, Sarah

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1994EJED

I find it really good as I don't belong to any carers groups or suchlike. It's a really valuable space to let off steam, share experiences and ask for advice.

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Sarah_Mencap
Sarah_MencapAdministrator
in reply to 1994EJED

That is wonderful to hear. Thanks for taking the time to share this. Cheers, Sarah

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