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You need to wean mum off the endless demands for the sake of your own sanity, and to prepare her for the time when you will be working again. Do you have any part of the day set aside just for your relaxation? Mornings can be busy, but surely mum can manage to do without any support after lunch for...
Welcome to the forum. How old is mum? When did she have her stroke, and when was she discharged? Is she now living with you - where was she living pre stroke? Did anyone ask you if you had other caring responsibilities, and whether you were able to care for mum?? Hi. Mum is 86. She had her stroke J...
I am currently looking after my mum post stroke. I haven't experienced this before but she appears even more demanding than a baby! I get called to her room for all manner of things at least thirty times a day. I also care for my daughter who is on lockdown with everyone. She has had a difficult lif...
Thanks guys. I will look into it all. Money is always a family buster so I stay away from it. The only thing I asked is that the house gets left to brother who does the caring.
She has an exaggerated cough to get attention. And she moans and groans if having to walk anywhere. But if she thinks we are all asleep she nips about without any fuss! She has developed a form of selective amnesia and tries to make us think she has dementia. If my brother goes out of an evening she...
Bit tricky as mum owns her own home. And she is apparently well off. I don't know anything about her finances though. My eldest brother looks after all that side of stuff. It's just that my brother who does the caring is also on autism spectrum (as am I) so we pretty bad at managing forms and conduc...
Mum is 86, brother 57. They rejected carers allowance as mum was 'too able' . Think it's worth trying again?
I'm sharing care of my old mum with my brother. I work full time, have a difficult teenage daughter and we all live together since last year. I gave up my flat to help my brother care for mum. I'm a diagnosed autistic and my brother is undiagnosed. We have other siblings who cannot help regularly bu...