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  1. things that go bump in the day 42

    And yet another chapter peeps, number 42 already. Before the next one, 43, there will probably be a quick aside as I post up the contents of a speech I am giving at the end of this month. more about that in a post very soon and the blog in a while.
    EXCITED BUT SCARED!

    But for now here is the ordinary stuff

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    Graphics and QUIZ version?????

    Have fun with this and let me know!!!!

    Wayne
  2. Taken aback a bit!

    Quote Originally Posted by LynneMcV View Post
    Today I contacted the local day centre manager to advise that my husband won't to go back this Thursday as planned, as his needs can be better met at the new dementia specific day centre we have found.

    It was all very amicable and we left it that I would contact her towards the end of August to confirm whether he would definitely leave or if we would try to juggle the two day centres together (should this current phase of being clingy and anxious when I am out of sight subside).
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  3. Sepsis

    Not been on for a long time and in the space of 4 months mum has gone from living in her own home to living in a care home. And in the last 3 weeks has been rushed into hospital twice with sepsis due to kidneys not working properly.

    Her own GP in the week spoke to me about having dialysis if it became required. This is a difficult question as mum never sits still and while in hospital always is pulling at tubes and wires.

    This time last year mum hadn't even been assessed ...
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  4. Such a relief

    Quote Originally Posted by LynneMcV View Post
    Well, today my husband attended the new day centre I found him and it really couldn't have gone better!

    I dropped him off at 9am and he was immediately made to feel welcome by the carers. He was the first person there so I asked him if he'd like me to stay but he said no, he'd be fine (quite a step forward for someone who hasn't wanted to let me out of his sight for the past couple of months!)

    As I left he was drinking a cuppa, choosing what he wanted for lunch from
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  5. Is it time to let her go?

    Quote Originally Posted by Bittermama View Post
    Mum in hospital for 2 weeks now with another uti. Met bladder doctor and he said he could remove the stone from her bladder in 20 minutes under a light general anasetic. But would need to talk to the stone doctors first. They have not agreed to do this and now want to put her on palliative care? What should I do? I would like to give her the chance of the op and if she dies then, at least I have given her a chance. I cannot stand to see her die slowly at home. Please help 😪
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