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My mum has had Alzheimer's and vascular dementia for nearly two years - just recently she has been seeing people in her home and is obsessed that some is trying to hurt her or take her away, despite her always being safe and receiving reassurance from all her family that we will not put her into care.
Over the last two months she has worsened quite dramatically - initially she was diagnosed with water infections and it was assumed that these were causing her increased anxiety and
Over recent months my mum has been increasingly forgetful, and lately she has become confused most of the time, cannot string a sentence together without losing the thread of what she is talking about and most worringly she now seems to be seeing things that are not there. to give an example, today she was folding something in her hand, but there was nothing there, and she thought she'd dropped it and tried to retrieve it from the floor.
I suppose the question i am asking myself is