bowlingbun wrote:Nenuphar, would it be possible for you to book a series of respite breaks? Then you could look forward to your next break, and perhaps make the time in between easier to bear? (Whenever I've been involved in meeting planning, I've persuaded those involved to plan a series, rather than individual meetings. It's so much easier if everyone knows that on the first Monday of the month they will always be...
Just NOT possible .It is called a Rolling Respite. But it does not exist Finding respite for even
one week is becoming almost impossible Social Services are removing this facility, as they
want only long term residents . I have just tried 5 homes to take my 96 year old mother in,
as I have to have an operation on my shoulder and will have a sling on for 4 weeks minimum
A one armed carer (unpaid) is of no use The S.S were informed of the situation, and are coming to assess HER needs, not one mention of what my needs will be . Seems the answer
is ,as a pre poster suggested is to up sticks and get my life back.