Hi, Thank you for the warm welcome, it's really boosted my spirits knowing I'm not alone. http://www.carersuk.org/images/icon_smile.gif http://www.carersuk.org/images/icon_smile.gif I've been in touch with my Grandmothers key worker from the day centre who did a lot of phoning round and gave me some...
<t>Hi Mary,<br/> Please don't feel alone. It's heartbreaking to see a loved one become a shadow of their former self, it's also hard to admit that you need practical help and support. It may be worth you trying to get someone to sit with your Mum for a couple of hours so that you and your husband ge...
Hi Lazydaisy, I'll do that, i have no intentions of signing anything that I disagree with!!!! My immediate reaction was to tell them to get lost and fetch her home with me. my personal opinion is that she needs care 24/7 which is what she will get here. Her bladder and bowel incontinence creates a l...
Hi Everyone, I'm new here. I'm nearly 40 and have been caring for my Grandmother for the past 11 years. In 2002 she had a series of tia's(mini strokes) which led her to having three full blown strokes.After the first stroke she wasn't even admitted to hospital, she came home with me and I nursed her...