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  1. Mum – 'psychotic' again

    Quote Originally Posted by Auntiep View Post
    I’ve just come back from the hospital for the second time today. When I went at lunchtime Mum seemed so much better. She was definitely physically stronger, and she ate her lunch, took her antibiotic and drank the drinks I gave her.

    When I went this evening it was a different story. She’d packed all her belongings together, and said she was going home. She was so agitated, and no matter what I did she wouldn’t settle at all. I tried distracting her, and tried going along with
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  2. Mum – Mother’s day in Hospital (long post)

    Quote Originally Posted by Auntiep View Post
    I've just got back from visiting and she's looking better, even if a bit grumpy with me. She said she hadn't heard from me since Friday (even though I was there ALL day yesterday and in the evening :what. I got her to eat most of her tea and she used the comode twice.

    She was all smiles for the other visitors who arrived (family friend plus Elder from church), so I took the opportunity to come away. I'm hiding out at her flat (to avoid constant telephone calls at our house).
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  3. Today's a good day :)

    Quote Originally Posted by Sambo1010 View Post
    After visiting dad for the second time in his new ch today with my sister , we both walked away lifted and with a huge smile on our faces love having a good visit , haven't had one for quite a while! Seeing him smiling and being his normal cheeky self has made us both feel amazing . He likes his new room and seems settled. Nurses have said his sundowning is still starting from about 5 pm onwards but he is eventually going to bed and sleeping right through which is an improvement as some nights
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  4. The best laid plans.....

    Quote Originally Posted by LynneMcV View Post
    Well, we are back and all in all things went pretty well.

    I am glad that I accompanied my husband on the journey there and back. He would definitely not have coped this time.

    Fortunately I always leave lots of travelling time when planning journeys - and it definitely paid off!

    The first hurdle was being stuck on the tube for 40 mins on our way to Euston. My husband was quite worried throughout but eventually trusted me when I said everything would be
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  5. Mum – Mother’s day in Hospital

    Quote Originally Posted by Auntiep View Post
    Apologies for long post

    It’s been a stressful 24 hours. Mum was taken into hospital yesterday, as she was unresponsive when her carer tried to get her up. She was very weak, couldn’t stand up, wasn’t responding to prompts and couldn’t speak properly (some of which happens anyway from time to time). I was trying to have a bath, and the carer called me down.

    I checked her blood sugar, which was low so I gave her some glucose gel and a drink. We waited and checked
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