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Without a proper diagnosis it is difficult to pinpoint what may be causing the problem. When Dementia has been diagnosed behaviours like this can sometimes come under the term 'sundowning'. You can read it about it on this link https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/about-dementia/symptoms-and-diagnosis/symp...
There was lots of discussions years ago, you taking part in those ones too Chris, suggesting that all disability benefits be handed over to local authorities. Like you said, for many it is about being independent and may not be needing care packages per se. We campaigned against it then, and will do...
We were giving copies of both assessment stage and decision letters. You need these in case of situations like this, wherein you may need make a complaint or further enquiries. The consumables you mentioned, are they an assessed need? Some should be provided by whichever company now covering her car...
Encouraging a person with dementia to drink A person with dementia may not always be able to recognise when they are thirsty, or they might not be able to communicate their thirst. But nevertheless, it is recommended to aim for about eight glasses of fluid per day. You could try: having a drink bes...
David_18041 wrote:
Sat Dec 07, 2019 7:58 am
I am a care for my grandad who is in hospital at the moment. What does underlying dementia means
This article may be helpful
https://www.symptomfind.com/diseases-co ... s/dementia

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Illegal Parking in Disabled Bays Most drivers will respect the rules of not parking in disabled bays without legitimate reasons. But there are many people who will simply disregard disabled parking signs and park illegally. Drivers who do park in disabled parking bays who are not Blue Badge holders...
As usual Chris has gave some good links for advice. When we had financial assessment for hubbys care, the council did 2. One with us as a couple, then another separately, with what we had split 50/50. They are supposed to go with the one that suits the person best. Chris's suggestion re Continuing H...
A week ago today DDs and myself sorted hubbys ashes. A very sad time. Cant believe it was a week ago already. 7months since he passed. Im not having so many flashbacks now, although they do rear up unexpectedly. I pray that in time you will keep more good memories close to your heart. That they wil...
I really miss him. I know exactly what you mean, altho S still here with us. It is the personal memories of time together, the in jokes between us that no one not even our daughters would realise. The laughter and someone to talk to about what is going on in our daily lives, someone we shared every...