Basically you too need some support, it is impossible to look after someone with mental illness without support yourselves. You are a young carer, under 25 I think my local carers centre has a special team to help under 25's. Have you talked to your GP, they should be helping, The mental health serv...
Basically there is just no more help available, you get basic care package and that's it. Its the same story time and time again, you have an old person who can manage, something goes wrong and they need a lot more help. Its just not available, you are just supposed to do everything on the internet ...
I did ask back last year about CHC, upon discharge, I asked and asked telephoned but no one ever got back to me, I didn't really know who to contact. There was so little discharge information advice, no lead person to contact I wrote to the doctor on the discharge letter, no one got back to me. I di...
Hi I am looking after this lady, her health is deteriorating, she was in hospital, they just sent her home back to her inadequate care package. Should they have done a CHC test before discharge, I thought that was the rules, I am her unpaid carer, tried pointing this out to one of the nurses about m...
Still looking after this lady with no help or support, I have been making meals but just recently she is just not eating. I make a meal and put it in front of her , its like I and the meal suddenly don't exist, turns her attention to virtually anything except the meal. I don't want to trigger the ar...
My friend ended up in hospital, it's the one stuck in the middle needs more care but doesn't qualify for more care, the extra care is supplied by relatives/neighbours popping in. The hospital who were quick to discharge as care is in place, not being sent home to an empty house. The discharge nurse ...
Power of attorney I feel I am not really the person to take over all the legal responsabilitys, I just don't know them well enough, I thought in cases like this social services do the best interests. There is family but estranged, so how does happen does social services contact them? She does get pa...
Hi I am an unpaid carer, friend to someone ill, I don't get paid, no family nearby not seen them for years. You would have thought the professional carers would notice I suppose too busy. I thinks thats a lot of the problem I have no experience of dementia so don't know what to do so thanks for the ...
caree 73 caring for a friend but they are getting more and more confused, they are not getting much sleep so that probably doesn't help, restricting their fluids and not eating much. all of which isn't going to help, they see the gp regularly had a medicine review last month, the GP didn't notice or...
My regular caree I have noticed more and more they don't seem to be taking things in, every Monday I goto Morrisons weekly shop.The caree knows this but asks when am I going shopping Monday, next day when am I going shopping Monday. I see my mum on Fridays, when am i seeing my mum Friday? I am being...