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  1. Copies of POA

    Quote Originally Posted by nitram View Post
    "...I think it was DWP who didn't return the copy..."

    Your local Job Centre Plus will take a copy, certify it, and send the certified copy off to be registered on their system for free.
    Job Centre?
    Does this mean they would hold an official copy for all government parties to access?
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  2. Refusal to get up, eat eals.

    My daughter and I visited my wife who is now in permanent care at 2pm. Only to find her in bed still in her night clothes. Having persuaded her to get up and dressed, also to eat the sandwich supplied from the home and the banana and ice cream I had taken in, I thgen discovered that at least four attempts had been made to get my wife out of bed and dressed, with sytrong refusal at all times. How does a home cope with this situation, does the Human Rights Act preclude all attempts at persuasion. ...
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  3. Watching Our Loved Ones Disappear

    My Mum was 62 when we finally got a diagnosis of Alzheimer's and Cerebal Vascular Disease. Within 1 year she had to be admitted to a home as she was not safe to be on her own. Within another year we had totally lost the person we knew as our lovely mum. Why cant anyone ever answer why this has happened ???
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  4. thats life

    Well I went to see a counsellor today, not just for dad, although that is the biggest thing in my life, but its how I feel everyone depends on me, and when I want to tell them exactly how I am feeling and all the various components that make it up to how I am feeling, they dont want to know.......... they dont want to know the pain of dad (cos it upsets them), they dont want to know the pain of a relationship ending (he wasnt good enough so dismissed) - no not dismissed, at the end of the day I ...
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  5. a double wammy

    My wife has been diagnosed about 2years but recently she started to turn a lovely shade of yellow. in 9 days the liver blood test went from clear to not after a ultra sound then a scan she has advanced pancreatic cancer.
    the not drinking or eating got so bad i managed to get her into a local hospice
    now she will be able to come home again soon.
    now we know she has only up to 9months with luck.
    is this a blessing in disguise that the dreaded dementia will not destroy her ...
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