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  1. Help needed as we are getting out of our depth.

    Quote Originally Posted by Ken Underwood View Post
    Hi Fiona, thanks your comments, the LPA is for health and finance of which Maureen and Clifford are joint PLA.

    The care company staff have said on several occasions that they are concerned about the couple being on there own and think that they unsafe, so you are right in thinking that they would speak up on this when they meet.

    I will say one thing that the couple have been all there lives very private and there very own persons, doing what they want to do when they
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  2. Help needed as we are getting out of our depth.

    Quote Originally Posted by Ken Underwood View Post
    Well Stan and Grace are back in the respite home that they were in a moth or so back. They were welcomed with a nice cuppa when they arrived and have settled in ok asking if they would be there for Christmas, there reply was "thats nice".

    Now i need some opinions from you guys who know a lot more about how the authority`s work.

    Maureen has spoken to the mental health senior nurse and she has told her or at least this is Maureens understanding but she does
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  3. Father and husband have dementia

    My husband has early onset Vascular dementia and Alzheimers, and my father thinks he is absolutely fine - but I can see the changes in his personality and so can the Community Support nurse - is anyone else in my situation?
  4. Recent Developments

    by on 16-12-2013 at 07:28 PM (Caring for Mom- Taking it day by day)
    Since my last entry a couple of months ago, my mom's dementia seems to have progressed. My sister and I took her to see her gerontologist, mainly for a discussion about where to go next with her care. At that time we were still paying for 24-hour caregivers in her home- to the tune of $6000 a month. We decided this is not financially sustainable and not very effective for managing some of the problems that have been going on. For example, the caregivers are not able to prevent her from bothering ...
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  5. Food

    My fathers has Alzheimer's and I have noticed that he seems to always be wanting or eating food, is this common?
    Does anyone know how to deal with it? I
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