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Neighbour's husband, advanced dementia. Severe incontinence Stoke, went to hospital. Kept in for 3 weeks. Discharged 2 days ago with promise of 2 carers 3 times a day. Wife found that husband could no longer walk when he got home. Too weak. Carers left without helping as no hoist installed. Wife cal...
I am very sorry to hear of the death of your wife. I too lost mine 6 months ago of 60 years happy marriage. I would not worry about your wife's clothes etc. I haven't sorted my wife's out yet either after 6 months and don't intend to yet. I too said a little at her cremation but had an understanding...
bowlingbun wrote:
Thu Dec 05, 2019 1:53 pm
Personally, I don't see a husband providing intimate care to his wife, or vice versa, a problem.
When I cared for my wifey I found parts she had I'd never handled before. :lol:
That's unfair as it was spelt correctly further on in the letter.
Just a typo error. You ought to read letters right through carefully.

Anyway, in any case, I do not see what a mis spell has to do with
whether one is a good carer or not.
Dementia destroys the memory, from forgetting they wrote a letter to
not knowing who or what you are.
Yes, you have to make the first move. Talk to them about them and not too
much, me, me, me.
Folk like to hear others take an interest in them. It's the
way we are all wired. :)
'Rapidly progressive dementia' (RPD) exists, this term is generally used to refer to cases with significant and progressive cognitive impairment that occurs over weeks or months.
Depends on what age and what sickness mum has. If it's any form of
dementia it will certainly get progressively worse and her care needs will
increase.