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  1. Mil and the Graduation

    You know how important dates can creep up on you? Well, a few short weeks ago, I realised we were edging closer and closer to my oldest daughters graduation, and I began to worry about what we were going to do about Mil.

    We eventually decided that she would be coming with us. Which called for preparation organised with military precision! From buying a wheelchair (The uni is built onto the side of a very steep hill) to sorting Mil a nice outfit to trying to anticipate every potential ...
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  2. New drug to prevent Alzheimer's disease enters trial...

    New drug to prevent Alzheimer's disease enters trial...
    http://www.freep.com/article/2014072...al-solanezumab

    Barristers told to stick to issues (Court of Protection) https://uk.news.yahoo.com/stick-issu...3.html#WGG72dC
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  3. My dad broken hip

    Ok this is a long winded blog !!!!!! My dad got diagnosed with the first signs of Alzheimer's about a year and a half ago. He was ok forgot the odd thing but hey he is 70!!!!. Any way about a year ago he went out on his bike and did 60 mile. Fit as a fiddle!!!. Previous to this he was scoring 28 out of 30 on his test with the specialist. Any cut a long story short as much as I can. The next day he fell over and broke his hip dam it , he was then taken to Stafford hospital of all places😞. ...
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  4. Blooming furious

    Mum has advanced dementia but has never been aggressive or offensive. Admitted to a and e from her residential home at the beginning of March having allegedly fallen out of bed and broken her hip. Found to have two grade 2 pressure sores and one grade 4 . Safeguarding referral made and we are still waiting for anything to happen! Provided a list of questions for the home half of which have been answered. Discovered that mum was being given zopiclone for insomnia but also Benperidol, a major league ...
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  5. Sedatives

    Quote Originally Posted by wilf View Post
    Hi Chris,
    Thank you for taking the time to reply. I suspect the Lorazepam has past its usefullness so i suppose Temazepam is worth a try. I have an open appointment with the dementia consultant at my local hospital and as the G.P. is reluctant to prescribe any further sedatives I will seek their guidance. Had a new incident tonight. Gave Mum her evening meal (normally has a very good appetite) but wouldnt eat it as she insisted it wasnt hers but was for "her when she comes". tried
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