Ayjay and Ron I suggest you search the Ombudsmans findings for disabled facilities and see how they ruled in funding cases. I quite often find these give a clearer view of what actually happens and should happen https://www.lgo.org.uk/decisions Try a variety of search terms as most of the cases seem...
Hi Heather There's also a school of thought that there can be something called 'ambiguous grief' and it covers the situations where, usually because of circumstance or illnesss, we have already grieved for the person they were before they have actually passed away. So on actual death or after our gr...
Ralph It can be helped by exercise healthy eating socialising meditating /mindfulness counselling volunteering/helping others/animals the self esteem from paid work use any or all of the above in proportions that help you.Some take a bit more effort than other but are all worth it. Somewhere on here...
So sorry to hear this Londonbound, such a shock.

Remind me , please, you have multiple carees don't you? Is this the one who was a friend but not living with you?
Hi Linda
I think its an age thing. It's just easier to say no to everything and so their world shrinks to just 4 walls.
I don't think its a dementia characteristic
Kr
MrsA
Firstly when anyone is thinking suicide they should contact the Samaritans 116 123 https://www.samaritans.org Secondly what about you and/or mum reporting him to the police for the past abuse. Or she can find and contact the local domestic abuse charity who may even find her a place to stay Thirdly,...
I hope the meeting went well, but the sceptic in me thinks the hospital would have done a rushed discharge to a Home day before bank holiday when no one else available to complain to.
I hope it wasn't, for Faye's sake
Hi Christina Neither you nor Dad will want to hear this but it does sound as though his needs have increased to the stage where he needs residential care. It won't stop him falling totally but would mean he was found and helped quickly. As things are now his next fall and hospitalization would proba...
Never a good move but ... as austerity works it way up the income scale , little option for many ... short of downsizing and / or moving into another area. I wonder how many students are financed by equity release loans ? Or , first time buyers making a move into the property market. The real fun w...