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In my first post on here I said that my mother transfered her house to me 18 years ago, when she went to live abroad.
The LA Finance Form is asking how much the house was worth "at point of transfer".
Does this mean that they may use this value or the current (increased) value if they decide to say it was depravation of assets (which it was not).
Took mum back to see her doctor today he told us that according to the results of her blood tests that she has an Iron and Vitamin D deficiency so he has given her medication for them. I have to take her back for repeat blood tests in March. He did say that these deficiencies could be causing her memory problems so we would see what happens after the next blood tests. Meanwhile mum continues to be confused even asking me if anyone else had been there instead of me and do I always
My name is Ray and I care for my partener 24/7 she has Picks the latest
development is that she cries constantly from about 6.00pm until she goes
to bed.Not to much sobbing but big tears rolling down her face, Anyone
any idea what I can do?
Originally Posted by Melanie Jayne
Hello everybody! My name is Melanie, I'm 23 and have come to Talking Point after my grandmother (who basically brought me up from age thirteen), had a sudden decline in her recently diagnosed vascular dementia and went into a home a couple of months ago. She was found wandering on the Friday night and was in a home by Monday night. She was only diagnosed in the summer, it happened so fast. She went from being Nana, albeit a very confused version, to being someone I barely recognise. I know Nana
Hi just been reading your blog, I sounds like your living my life. The doesn't seem to be any answer, all I find I can do is attempt to fill my life with distractions. Just to get away for a short time I've joined a Zumba group.
I'm also a member of our local oxfam fund raise group, which tends to remind me that there are some people worse off than me. It also gives me a diversion from reality, and the odd moment when I don't feel like SCREAMING