My 96 year old mum can’t cope with carers she doesn’t remember and becomes very aggressive. She has recently been in hospital with a chest infection and also diagnosed with delusional hyperactivity which no help was given for. I live many miles away and can’t cope with this now, has been too many y...
Hi Anthony. I’m 30 in June and working full time whilst caring for an elderly relative. He is often abusive especially towards my wife including being physically imposing, touching her inappropriately and trying to whip our cats with towels. He is always suspicious of us and what we’re doing or say...
Hi Pet, on behalf of Carers UK, I want to pass on my condolences. I'm really sorry to hear of your loss. Wishing you peace and comfort to you and your family.
I'm really sorry to hear about what you are going through. Other members on this forum have come back with some suggestions, and I’d also like to take the opportunity to add a few too. Has your mother been in touch with your local council to access support? Under the Care Act in England (and other l...
Hi Melina, I have been following your thread and I am so glad to hear that you had a positive meeting in the end. The health assessor seems lovely! I'm glad to hear she was considerate with booking you and your mum a cab home too. Thank you to all the forum members who contributed to this thread. Yo...
Hi Natasha, It does sound like you’re in a difficult situation and you need support. My immediate concern is about your husband’s verbal abuse and temper. Whether there has been physical violence towards you or not, this is domestic violence and I would strongly suggest you speak to a specialist hel...
So sorry to hear about your loss. I can't image how difficult this must be given how sudden everything was. Our thoughts are with you
How does anyone navigate this awful website. At this rate it'll take me longer to navigate & post than it does to care for my wife. Wish I'd never joined, but cannot find how to cancel my membership. Hi Brian. I'm really sorry to hear that you have been experiencing difficulties navigating the site...
Hi Paul, It sounds like you are in a very stressful situation and this must be incredibly difficult for you. Your partner is lucky that you have been there for her. Has she been in touch with any mental health organisations? Mind and Rethink provide a wealth of information and support including info...
I am so sorry to hear about your distressing circumstances. I can imagine this must be a particularly difficult time for you in the run up to your sister’s crown court appearance, and preparations you are making in anticipation of your father in law’s death, and the increased needs your mother in la...