Awww Norrms you are very clever, keep up the good work. I always enjoy reading your poems.

All the Best for 2011 to you and yours,

Elaine xx
Hi Welshie, I've ordered ready made diabetic meals for my mother from Wiltshire Farm Foods, I think they also do pureed meals besides the normal ready meals. Here's a link http://www.wiltshirefarmfoods.com/froze ... eady-meals You can get them delivered to your door too which is a bonus http://www.c...
Carry on with the good work Norrms and the poems too.

I enjoy reading your posts,

Elaine xx Image
Aww that brought a tear to my eye and a lump to my throat. I miss my Mum too, even though she's still with me physically but not mentally. I lost my 'real' Mum quite some time ago to this cruel Alzheimer's disease. She's now in hospital and has been for the past 4 weeks http://www.carersuk.org/image...
Aww Norrms you certainly write from the heart don't you? Take one day at a time that's all you can do. I will never disbelieve people who tell me they have Alzheimer's at such an early age. In fact I have two friends with husband's who were diagnosed in their 50's. It's just people like us have expe...
<t>Hi Carol,<br/> <br/> I've just seen your message but only just got in from the hospital as my mother has been admitted. It's gone 11pm so will keep this short.<br/> <br/> Get in touch with your social worker they should set the ball rolling about applying for DP, it can be used for employing care...
<t>Hi guys,<br/> <br/> Thanks very much for the advice I will look into a bit further. Might have to ring my SW just to clarify things again. Thanks for the link Summer Hope, I will take a look at it and perhaps contact them.<br/> <br/> Can't stop on as the dogs are at the vets this morning.<br/> <b...
Hi folks, My mother is on Direct Payments and I'm intending on putting her in respite care for 1 week as a trial to see how she settles. I'm confused over the fees though. A few weeks ago my SW said she would have to pay half of the care fees and social services would pay the rest, then just the oth...
Hi Jayell, Welcome to this forum, I've not been posting much lately due to Mum's increased caring needs but when I find a little time I come on if only to have a read and if I can I will post. You will find you get a lot of support from the wonderful members on here. There is always someone to talk ...
Hi Pamela and all!! Yes I've reappeared again to bug you all!! http://www.carersuk.org/images/icon_lol.gif No I've found half an hour to sit down and have a cup of tea and try and read your posts. So sorry about the tough time you are having Pamela. I can understand what you are going through. Altho...