Hello... I suffer from postural hypotension and I'm on medication to raise my BP. Getting out of bed, or standing from a chair etc can be quite problematic. I faint at the drop of a hat and if I don't faint, I'm often very nauseous and dizzy. The water is very good advice. If possible, the colder an...
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Agree with Phoebe http://www.carersuk.org/images/icon_smile.gif I'd said a couple of weeks ago I'd try and add some poems. This first is about grief for a particular person that had left us but was ready to go.... Let not one teardrop fall for me But rejoice in the knowledge I've been set free. No l...
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<t>I think Melly is really on the ball here.<br/> <br/> I used to work in education and was talking recently on a thread about people who work in education sometimes see people as expressing challenging behaviour when it's sometimes the adult staff who are not fully trained or equipped to deal with ...
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Hope all goes well for you.

I requested a carer's assessment on the 22nd January and I'm still waiting. I tried to inform them that we are still waiting but it's a bit like hitting a blank wall. I'm hoping they will get a move on soon.
<t>There are some lovely poems on here. I find writing very cathartic. I'm about to start to write up my family history for my children and grandchildren which I know isn't poetry but it's something I can write about. I used to write stories for my children but I haven't really put pen to paper for ...
<t>Had a very similar thing with our OT and physio going into school. First they told me to change schools as the teacher's attitude was disgraceful. They also tore a strip off a number of staff. Headteacher included who was a former Learning Support Services Teacher.<br/> <br/> I was told by my son...
You made me laugh with that Myrtle, especially with your byline of being surrounded by muppets.... Sounds like another day at Fitzy my old place of work Image