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  1. Delay

    Quote Originally Posted by Moorcroft View Post
    Having moved mum down to near me in Devon, I've discovered that we have to wait for almost all services.

    Social Services said they would assess within 20 days. Well, it is already Day Fifteen and I haven't heard a thing from them.

    We got mum registered with the GP, whom we saw on Tuesday last week. She said she'd refer mum to the bowel and bladder clinic in South Molton, after she'd done a physical examination. The physical examination will be done next week.
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  2. The next Chapter DementiaLand blog 33

    Here, at last, are the links to the new blog posts on the new site. Please let me know somehow??? if things are not working ok for you.


    Link with pictures

    dementialand.chewtor.co.uk/#post46


    Link with text only

    dementialand.chewtor.co.uk/#post45

    Thanks for waiting, I hope you will find it worth the wait.

    Wayne x
  3. carers assesment

    Carers assessment today. They phoned this morning to make an appointment and they were free today at 12 so i grab it, the sooner its over the better.

    She was a very nice lady and we had way to long a chat. I like talking its the only thing I'm any good at, hence my jobs.
    sadly i started crying , this is not an unusual event with me. But it did concern her, when ever i talk about me i get upset, no big deal. Anyone who is nice to me will cause me to well up.

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  4. Getting mum to have a shower.

    Quote Originally Posted by Moorcroft View Post
    This problem has stumped me and my brother. Mum washes herself at a sink, but refuses to use a shower. As a result she is clean enough not to smell, but we suspect her frequent attacks of cystitis are at least partially caused by her poor hygiene.

    Last week she moved home to be closer to me. In her old bungalow, she would use the shower, but only briefly. Basically, she stood under it long enough to get wet, but didn't properly wash. Her new bungalow has a lovely ensuite, but
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  5. just to explain

    May 2016.

    This is kind of blog 32 part 2 but it is information rather than an Adventure in DementiaLand which will be linked back here in a moment (or thereabouts).

    From now on I will post 2 links on this blog page each time there is a new addition to the adventures. One will go to a text only version for those who like their brain cells unruffled and the other will be the usual graphical version. Neither of these versions will now be on the Alzheimer’s Society Talking
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