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  1. Hospital and dementia awareness - nope!!!!!!

    This has been rather hard to relive to get into writing but it needed to be done. I am doing a cut down, humour removed version for the hospital, local MP and local health watch team.
    Who knows, maybe it will help........ we will see

    The Hospital Trauma part 1


    Wayne
  2. will it never end

    Dads had 4 falls in eight days. He has massive bruising round his hip.
    A week last saturday spent 3hrs in urgent care for a 6 min interview. confirmed what i thought he's ok nothing can be done for rib or pulled muscle give him a paracetamol. Had had to get him checked he was complaining so much.

    Have new anti depressant pills for him this time to help him be calmer. not great but it seems to be working.

    Last Saturday was a day in hell, but not for me! my 3 brothers ...
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  3. Back to square one...

    Quote Originally Posted by LoisJean View Post
    Today my friend and POA called me to tell me she would no longer be able to assist me and that she was opting out her role as my POA. She would not give me a clear reason why she is opting out but I suppose it would have something to do with my post regarding my banking experience. (I also emailed her a link to this thread hoping some of the good suggestions might help her as they did me.)

    I do understand how difficult it can be for someone who is unfamiliar with dementia...(I don't
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  4. Meds less effective now

    Quote Originally Posted by LynneMcV View Post
    I'm not sure if I have done the right thing or not yet, but following several days of my husband being anxious, agitated, scared and weepy (no UTI) I took it upon myself to give him an extra half tablet of sertraline this morning and it has improved his mood very well.

    My decision was triggered by his manner this morning. He was looking at me coldly when I went to get him up - then in the shower he was calling me something crude under his breath and at one point I looked at him and
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  5. Meds less effective now

    Quote Originally Posted by LynneMcV View Post
    I'm not sure if I have done the right thing or not yet, but following several days of my husband being anxious, agitated, scared and weepy (no UTI) I took it upon myself to give him an extra half tablet of sertraline this morning and it has improved his mood very well.

    My decision was triggered by his manner this morning. He was looking at me coldly when I went to get him up - then in the shower he was calling me something crude under his breath and at one point I looked at him and
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