margaret_19061 wrote:
Sat Jun 15, 2019 7:25 pm

How do i post a message please?
Check out this posting in the "Tour 'how to' guide for using the forum" at the bottom of the main index.

https://www.carersuk.org/forum/forum-gu ... post-22174
When Mum died it took me quite a while to overcome those unexpected tears - each time I just told myself that she was now in a much better place, but oh did I wish she was still with me. Even now 7 years later I can still get caught unawares. Pet tears are nature's way of healing our wounded hearts ...
I would love s break but I can't find anyone willing to work 100 hours a week for £66 to cover for me !!!!! A "break" doesn't necessarily have to be holiday - it could be just 2-3 hours once or twice a week; enough time to meet up with friends or take an exercise class. When I was caring for my Mum...
If I've understood your problem properly would an elasticated "bungee" cable help ? This kind of thing download.jpg which could be hooked over the wheels from oe side of the chair to the other. I found these on Amazon (just to illustrate) but they are available everywhere and come in lots of differe...
Aricept is usually taken at bedtime but we found with my Mum that this badly affected her sleep pattern - nightmares, sleep walking etc. I searched the internet and found a Canadian report that said it could be taken in the morning to lessen these side effects so I had a chat with her Geriatric Psyc...
Good advice from Chris and Sally above. As for a 'buzzer'; a lot of us have found a wireless doorbell (battery operated) to be very useful; they come in two parts - the bell push (which would normally be attached to the front door and which your husband would keep nearby) and the 'ringer' (most are ...
paul_1607 wrote:
Mon Jun 10, 2019 11:46 am

What do you see on a CT scan then? Or is just just vascular dementia?
A CT scan can show areas of the brain where shrinkage has/is occurred/occurring.
It was my Mum's CT scan which fully revealed the extent of her Alzheimer's dementia - especially in the areas connected with memory.
If it's any consolation Chris I (as a Moderator) haven't even seen the draft prototype for the new Carers UK MAIN WEBSITE (not the Forum which is en entirely different animal) although I was aware that the website was due to be redesigned. As Lizzie has pointed out Hi Bowlingbun and Chris, just to c...
Garden Centres often sell portable pathways/tiles to lay across a lawn.

I found this roll up one on Amazon

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Instant-Plasti ... way&sr=8-3
this is the kind of film that Henrietta has mentioned https://www.amazon.co.uk/s?k=self+adhesive+opaque+window+film&crid=1I440LKHTF745&sprefix=self+adhesive+opaque%2Caps%2C205&ref=nb_sb_ss_i_2_20 you can also buy it in rolls i Wilkinsons and most DIY stores. It's very easy to fit and it can be clean...