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This NHS site looks useful for various types of help
including medication for incontinence.
http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/Incontinen ... tment.aspx

As well as nurses is your doctor in the loop too?
That is my problem, family members.
I ain't got nun :D
No close friends either, so it's only the LA who can respond.

Your mobile idea is a good one though. Thanks.
I will contact Tunstall to see what they offer. As my wife gets confused she could press the alarm without any cause. I wouldn't wish the LA to be dragged out in the middle of the night for nothing.........waking me up! :lol: So if call centre could speak directly to her when in bed if ever alone, i...
Cannot make any suggestions but one thing, I take it that you have a large plastic sheet under your mother covering the whole bed. In this way, if the worst happens, at least the bed, sheets and mattress will remain dry. Edit,added........... This might be a silly thought but garden centres sell ver...
I have had a Tunstall emergency call system installed for my wife in case something happened to me. She has the little sensor carried on her at all times.. When pressed the call centre can speak to her in the living room where it is installed and she can speak to them. My problem is that if she is i...
jenny lucas wrote:I find tuning my little analogue radio to Classic FM provides me with all the music I need!! :)
Plus all the sloppy adverts and silly presentation voices. :lol:

Radio 3 has no adverts.
Voices are very slightly more intelligent . :)
If she wanders off whilst cooking or showering maybe a simple lock
on the door to the room she is in ?
I've written to Carers UK pointing out that some of us have do not have families.

Maybe in future they will then have a possibility of entering
'no family' instead of having to lie about it. So ridiculous.
I have filled it in but they assume things that are not so. They ask how caring has affected relationship with family and require an answer ! But I have no family at all so had to lie about family relationship which doesn't exsist just to finish the entry. Why do people think that everyone has a fam...
Hi Nicholas Think carefully about the type of dog you choose, nothing too bouncy or vocal LOL. Don't know how old your mother is but it's not only mats and carpets that the elderly can trip over. Maybe get a dog that stands out from the colour of carpets etc or put a florescent coat on it. :)