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Last night was spent trying to sort out an attempt (earlier in the day) to scam my bank account out of a lump sum of money via online banking.
Fortunately the bank's online security system managed to detect that the person trying to withdraw the money online was doing so on a computer using a totally different IP address to the one I use. It also detected that the 'automatic security check phone call' to my home phone number to confirm it was ok to send out the money, went on
Dad went for an xray on his foot today
I dont know why the gp only arranged to have one foot
Though one foot is much worse than the other , the other foot is still very painful and swells up
but we will deal with that when we see gp again
the x ray showed that the joint had fused. she said that she didnt know how dad was managing to walk
as the pain must be awful
she said she would mark the results as urgent for the gp
My father was diognosed with the disease some 2 years ago and my mother aged 70 still does denies the diognosis and refuses any help. She is clearly very frustrated with my dad and just does not deal with him in the manner that will help her or my father. How do we get her help?
Hello, I am new to this forum and after some guidance please.
My mother in law is 84 and has mixed dementia. She also has a heart condition and only has one lung following TB when younger. She was admitted to our local hospital dementia ward 4 weeks ago for hallucinations and violent, aggressive behaviour.
She was increasingly aggressive and attacked several staff members - one who is still off sick - and was put onto the drug Risperadone and was sectioned under Section
This is my first post and wondering if anyone has any suggestions as to the best way to prepare my Mum for going into respite. We are having our 2 week holiday starting next week, and my Mum, who lives with us, will go into a local authority home for the fortnight. She has been 3 times before (we go away every 6 months for 2 weeks), but has no recollection of previous visits. I know from last time that she wasn't particularly happy there, but I know she's being well looked after and feel