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  1. MiL home from hospital

    My mil came home on Monday and had no recollection of having been in hospital for 10 days. She has lost weight and on reading the discharge papers noticed that the Ward doctor has seen her CT scan which showed a bleed in the brain and small vessel disease so I guess she has vascular dementia. Still waiting for the follow up appointment for the CR scan, discharge notes also said she is to have another CT scan in 6 weeks. Mil has been in bed since coming home from hospital, she now needs to be bathed ...
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  2. respite and or sectioning

    Husband of 50 years is becoming increasingly violent and aggressive.
    The memory clinic psychiatrist is coming out today to do an emergency assessment with the possibility of respite. can anyone tell me whats involved how it works how long for what if he refuses to go in on a voluntary basis. i no longer feel at all safe with him. the team just say to ring the emergency services.
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  3. activities

    HI, the care home my dad is has a calendar saying what activities they have planned for the month ahead but they never seem to do any of the activities. It doesn't matter what time of day I go they never do any activities at all. I have asked other visitors and they say the same. They are suppose to have pizza and movie night but I doubt that goes ahead. Do you think activities are important? Thank you
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  4. A close relationship

    My Father moved into a care home last August at 86. He has dementia which affects his short and medium term memory. Four weeks ago a lady at a similar stage of dementia was admitted. She and my Father have become very close. They hold hands and spend time in each others room. The staff say they have never come across this before. We agree it's rather lovely. My Father is much happier than he's been since my Mum died (also with dementia) three years ago. Does anyone share a similar situation and ...
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  5. Help needed as we are getting out of our depth.

    Quote Originally Posted by Ken Underwood View Post
    Trouble is that she has looked at the will, she found it when sorting some of the mess out, she feels it was her right as she is the executor.

    Think that could lead her into all sorts of bother.
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