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Carers UK Forum • Key to Abbreviations
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Key to Abbreviations

Posted: Sun Aug 21, 2011 1:10 pm
by Melly1
Okay, here is the thread.

Start adding, as I can't think of many at the mo!! MO = moment

ASD autism spectrum disorder
LD learning disability
OH other half
DD darling daughter
DS darling son
SS social services
IBS irritable bowel syndrome

Here are the first batch added, (sorry but no time to put in alphabetical order.)

OT Occupational Therapist
az alzheimers
NC - non compliant
SIL Sister in law or son in law
WUU2 What you up to (Sarahs favourite)
DS Downs Syndrome
OTOH On the other hand
FWIW For what its worth
DN district nurse
CPN community psyciatric(sp) nurse
TLA - three letter acronym.
LA = Local Authority
PCT = Primary Care Trust
DX = Diagnosis
cmht = community mental health team

Duly added for Pete and those who need a Image Image
ROFL Roll on the floor laughing.
PMSL Pi**ed myself laughing.
LOL Laugh out loud.

WTF What the F**K
BTW By the way
DKDC Don't know don't care
CPN Community Psychiatric Nurse
FFS for f**ks sake
NHB not a happy bunny


also try here for common texting/webchat abbreviations - http://www.webopedia.com/quick_ref/text ... ations.asp

I shall try and keep adding your suggestions.

Massive update (sorry if there are any repetitions I haven't weeded out:)
CBA = Can't be ar*ed
CBAitis = a fictional ailment you gain when everything just seems to be too much effort.
SALT - Speech and Language Therapist
IMCA - Independent Mental Capacity Advocate
google 'text abbreviations'
SBC - Soon Be Christmas
BFMC - Banned for mentioning Christmas
ASFC - already started for christmas
SOB - Sitting out of Bed
DILLYGAF". Do I look like I give a F**k
WYSIWYG (promounced wizzywig) - What You See Is What You Get
AFAIK - as far as I know
PITA - pain in the a***
LMAO - laughing my a**** off

Susie's senior texting code; Which is even in alphabetical order!!!
ATD: At The Doctor's
BFF: Best Friend Farted
BTW: Bring The Wheelchair
BYOT: Bring Your Own Teeth
CUATSC: See You At The Senior Center
DWI: Driving While Incontinent
FWB: Friend With Beta Blockers
FWIW: Forgot Where I Was
FYI: Found Your Insulin
GGPBL: Gotta Go, Pacemaker Battery Low!
GHA: Got Heartburn Again
IMHO: Is My Hearing-Aid On?
LMDO:Laughing My Dentures Out
LOL: Living On Lipitor
OMMR: On My Massage Recliner
OMSG: Oh My! Sorry, Gas.
SGGP: Sorry, Gotta Go P
TTYL: Talk To You Louder
WAITT: Who Am I Talking To?
WTFA: Wet The Furniture Again
WTP: Where's The Prunes?
WWNO: Walker Wheels Need Oil

Re: Key to Abbreviations

Posted: Sun Aug 21, 2011 1:24 pm
by BertieBear
OT Occupational Therapist

Re: Key to Abbreviations

Posted: Sun Aug 21, 2011 2:51 pm
by malc
az alzheimers

Re: Key to Abbreviations

Posted: Sun Aug 21, 2011 4:37 pm
by Guest
NC - non compliant Image

Re: Key to Abbreviations

Posted: Sun Aug 21, 2011 7:23 pm
by Nilla
SIL Sister in law or son in law
WUU2 What you up to (Sarahs favourite)
DS Downs Syndrome
OTOH On the other hand
FWIW For what its worth

Re: Key to Abbreviations

Posted: Sun Aug 21, 2011 8:38 pm
by Booksey
DN district nurse
CPN community psyciatric(sp) nurse

Re: Key to Abbreviations

Posted: Sun Aug 21, 2011 10:53 pm
by Sprinter
TLA - three letter acronym. Image

Re: Key to Abbreviations

Posted: Sun Aug 21, 2011 11:16 pm
by susieq
LA = Local Authority
PCT = Primary Care Trust
DX = Diagnosis

also try here for common texting/webchat abbreviations - http://www.webopedia.com/quick_ref/text ... ations.asp

Re: Key to Abbreviations

Posted: Mon Aug 22, 2011 2:54 pm
by Melly1
Thanks for adding to the list. Have added all your suggestions so far to the top post. As well as being fun, hopefully this will help newbies (and myself when I'm stumped,) fathom out what we are all talking about ...

Melly1

Re: Key to Abbreviations

Posted: Tue Aug 23, 2011 3:32 am
by Angela Wilson
cmht

community mental health team

i use this one a lot as it takes forever to write down otherwise lol