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Originally Posted by gardenerb
Hi, I really don't know if this is correct as it's the first time of entering anything having registered today. I thought I would start with a positive.
To help me with Jennifer my wife with dementia I found a company called LULU. They are an American publisher who enables you to write a book on your own PC and download to their web site. Write the files as per chapters or topics. The site modifies them to book form, allows free use of cover wizardry in colour, gives uo a bar code
It has been a bumpy ride. Mum has been a sufferer of mixed Vascular Dementia and Alzheimers for six years now and was committed to an Assessment Centre (Sectioned) for nine weeks before Christmas as her behaviour was putting herself in danger was totally unacceptable and inapropriate She was brought home by the Police four times and we were unable to contain her. Very scary! She was brought home on a months trial before Christmas after reassessment. During this time her medication was altered.
Hi I'm Krissie, my mother in law was diagnosed with mixed alzheimers/dementia, she is now in a care home as my father in law is not well enough to look after her.Mum is settled to a certain extent, but we are having more trouble with dad, he is in denial, and we are getting the brunt of it. We are at a loss what to do, no matter how we approach or deal with it we cannot seem to win. We love them both to bits, but it is grinding us down somewhat. Can anyone offer any advice?
My husband really enjoyed his CST meeting today.
I was also pleased to see that, unlike last week, there was a much broader range of material used - and this time, it was particularly suitable for people with memories of growing up in the UK.
I wasn't at all surprised to hear that, on the whole, the group fared a lot better on the questions, answers and memory joggers as a result
I gather there was also current affairs talk - as well as an exercise
Hi everyone out there. My hubbie as just been diagnosed with dementia - not a specific diagnosis as he isn't happy to have a scan. My main problem at the moment (amongst all the rest!!) is that he is still driving. He only does 4 not very long journeys which he is very familiar with always accompanied by me. In addition to the dementia he has a physical disability and his driving is so important to him. Any advice on legal requirements DVLA/insurance etc. and how I can prepare