<t>i would really like to help you but we live in the north west. i have cared for mum for 6 years she has alzheimers with lewy bodies, i believe the system, i.e. social services ,the carers feelings are not taken into consideration, mum is being considered for residential care, i would prefer a hom...
<t>hi not been on for a long while. can anyone help with my recent problem.<br/> after soul searching i have agreed to place mum into residential care. i am the main carer for mum who has five children. i wanted mum to go to a care home near me so i could go visit anytime and to start respite now fo...
hi tony r and marie 66, many thanks for your replies, it has given me a little lift and will get me through the festive season, I am plodding on at the moment, but things can only get better as the song says Image Have a nice christmas and new year
hi tony r
sorry I have not been in touch for so long, mum has got worse and sister has pullrd out of caring and my son has become drug and alcohol dependen so ahs been quite a year. mum has respite care four times a year so that really helps how are hings with you.
<t>hello eva and charles<br/> thankyou for your advice I have been to see a home near me and mum is going in for two weeks to see how she likes it plus the carer and brother are away for two weeks. I have not slept well until I read your two last answers. I thought I could look after mum at home unt...
thanks meg. I am so pleased someone knows how I feel. I have been very weepy this week and wondering what to do. I have got mum in for weeks respite in a home near me in october, heres hoping she will like it. Again many thanks for your reply
<t>HELLO EVA WE HAVE JUST HAD A REVIEW OF MUMS CARE AND MY SISTER IS REFUSING TO DO THE TWO NIGHTS, THE SOCIALWORKER HAS BEEN GREAT AND HAVE RECEIVED EXTRA 15 HOURS AND 4 WEEKS A YEAR RESPITE. iT DOES HELP BUT i AM STARTING TO THINK MUM WOULD BE BETTER IN A HOME NEAR ME AS i LIVE 45 MILES AWAY AND A...
<t>Hi Eva,<br/> My mum has lewy bodies dementia. Her lorezpam was increased to 1mg. and she has been okay on this dose. she takes it around about 6 p.m. We receive directpayments for mum for 11 and half hours each week. we identified a need for night care however we got it for afternoon care, how yo...
<t>Here is an update on power of attorney subject. We have been waiting approx 6 weeks for the gaurdienship office to make a decision do you think I should ring them up to find out what is going on. The last correspondence I had, Was mum told the g.p. she was unhappy about my sister taking over g.p....
<t>me too. I have packed my work in to look after mum, I find I resent my sisters interference in mums life now as she only does one night a week and seems to know everything about my mums health on the basis of one night, she thinks mum should be in a home and is not prepared to give up work to hel...