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If social services or company they contract are doing a clean sweep to get all their belongings back talk nicely to them if you want to keep anything. I hung on to a door step for the patio door which has a big drop, a key box and a grab rail in the downstairs loo and by backdoor.
Hi Londonbound It all takes time, I'm 2 years post careing and have spent the first year getting most rooms decorated and lodgers in. The 2 hidden rooms are my bedroom where things are piled sky high and the office/private lounge which hasn't been gone through in years. I',m concentrating on that th...
Yes I did and it felt like a really big deal at the time. I agree many things are best sorted out up front and you need to balance the pros and cons. Do you love your job or would you be quitre happy to leave and have a new focus in life. If you pay for professional care will the funds run out and y...
Hi Sheena I don't post on here that often these days but I felt so much of your post overlapped that I must try and get you to see things differently. My Dad passed away 2 years ago at the age of 91, almost 92 so I usually round it up to 92. I lived with him and cared for him through years of variou...
Hi Marie I also understand as I cared for my Dad at home after a stroke and subsequent decline over many years. Sorry if you have already done this but please ask your local authority for a needs assessment for your husband and most importantly a separate carers assessment for yourself. It can be di...
Do not get so distracted trying to achieve the near impossible with the CHC route that you overlook the all important 60 landmark. Beg borrow or steal until you reach 60- you are so near that safety zone.
I help out at a memory cafe and someone brought one in one week and one of hour ladies had it on her lap. Her eyes lit up and she looked so pleased and content- wonderful to see.
Excellent Melly.
Hi Chocoholic I would echo the "Safeguarding" advice. Jump and an ddown at Social Services . Lodge a formal safeguarding concern with them and mention "self neglect" , hoarding and "learning disability" if you have not already done so. It is worth doing the same again to a different agency such as G...
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