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I have just returned from an MDT meeting at my mum in laws care home, as I thought, we are not entitled to any funding from the NHS. I came away feeling more upset for my mum in law than before, to think that as soon as her savings are all gone they will take her home! Terrible. This just cant be right. Perhaps we should just live in the moment, spend all we can and enjoy life to the fullest and gift to family and friends to stop those not entitled taking it from us.
I'm not angry with Mum. She's ill, frightened, confused and unhappy a lot of the time I know. I know she doesn't mean to verbally abuse and slap me, she doesn't mean to smear stuff all over the walls and carpets when she uses the loo. I know she's not stupid, she's bored and frustrated and she'd be horrified if she knew the way she sometimes behaves - I know she can't sleep some nights because she thinks it's morning. I know all of that.
Most days I cope fairly well but sometimes caring for
My husband went to his CST group yesterday. He is still enjoying it and says the group is made up of a nice bunch of people - though he still can't recall anyone's name when he gets back home - nor what they did during the session.
The main thing is that he comes back happy, with the feeling that a good time has been had by all - even if the finer detail eludes him!
Looking through the agenda of yesterday's meeting I could see that the theme was 'faces and places'.
Hey guys. I am currently POA for my dad as sadly he is unable to do his own finances now. The problem is that some of the family are trying to get him to lend them money or getting him to pay for things. I personally think it is bang out order as it shouldn't be my dads responsibility any more and they should be supporting him.
I do believe that before he was ill he wouldn't have agreed to most things but i don't know where i stand with his protection and rights. He simply agrees
I don't know if this is the right place for me to be looking for answers. I recently had a quick test that I did good on everything except the memory part. I have to go for a 6 hour test in one week. Just a little nervous and would like to know whats coming for me next