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Oh well done. Us carers often have to be detectives.

BB, we haven't received that leaflet, but I found this online https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-vaccination-guide-for-older-adults/covid-19-vaccination-guide-for-older-adults#further-information Is this the same as the one you are referring to? I can't find any information about le...
Hi Rosie,
unless you are worried what he might do if left alone, I would take the children and go to your Mum's this weekend. It will benefit all of you.

In theory social care should review her care needs, however often it is the care agency that alert social care that a person’s needs are increasing.

Hi Jo,

For her wishes to be overridden it would need to be either for safeguarding or because she was assessed to no longer have mental capacity - and a best interests meeting would ultimately decide whether she needed to move into residential care.


You can check this here https://www.google.co.uk/amp/s/www.bbc. ... h-55045639

Keep doing what you are doing to keep safe until you are called.


I agree with Penny, I would ask for a different counsellor. I can't see how it can work if you mentally prepare and then the appointment doesn't go ahead.

Maybe have some stock answers ready, so you don't have to think of them.

Do you have any support with him i.e. a befriended/sitter/paid carer so that you can leave him at home and go out on your own for a bit (not that there is anywhere much to go at the moment.)

Hi Janet, perhaps he can't remember going the toilet and so is stuck in a permanent loop. If this is the case, it should be a passing (if limiting phase.) As it's not a genuine need, would it work to say, oh ok love, I'll pull over to the next toilet we see. Others will be along with more suggestion...