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    Confirmation

    Hi Saffie

    It was the SW that called me as I was standing in the middle of the Ashdown Forest Llama Park on daughters birthday. They told me they had applied for CHC nand when they called they...
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    Guidance - confused and upset

    Hello

    I haven't been on here for a while:o, so I may be repeating other posts :(:confused:.

    I will try and keep it brief but for those that don't know my story I need to explain some things......
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    May saound a little harsh... I'm sorry

    My advice. would be to make this choice before everything becomes too full of anger and regret. It has taken me almost a year to rebuild my relationship with my Mum, my fault :eek:but I ended up full...
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    Toughest decision and hated for it

    Mum was sectioned again on Friday. after 10 days or so of aggression and violece, towards herself, other service users in her home and the care staff. Honestly, it couldn't carry on:o.

    Went to see...
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    Devastated and then some... (((Rant)))

    :confused:I haven't been here for a while, but I really need the help of the mighty people... yes you guys.

    Abbreviated version:

    Dec 2010 - move in with Parents, OH and youngest daughter...
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    She remembers

    :o

    Went to see3 Mum at the weekend with my eldest, she spent 2 hours thinking she was with my youngest ( one blonde one almost a goth :o), shame that when she is with the youngest she either...
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    Just my experience

    Last January Mum was deemed to have capacity by a very out of touch Mental Health Doctor, who made me feel like a very bad daughter. March 31st and Mum was sectioned, spent 6 weeks under assessment...
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    Christmas... decisions, decisions

    Hi Folks, not been around much for a while, trying to take stock of everything that has happened.

    Mum ws sectioned at the end of March (nearest available bed an hour away :() after best interest;s...
  9. Thread: Hairdresser

    by Redwitch
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    Have had to do both in my time. Hair still has a ...

    Have had to do both in my time. Hair still has a
    mind of its own xxx
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    by Redwitch
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    Not sure if this will help, Mum moved into a care...

    Not sure if this will help, Mum moved into a care home 10 days ago, her first trip out this weekend was to her old hairdresser, she was a little anxious but we all spent time keeping her distracted...
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    New version

    Do you have a local independant jeweler who could make a cheap replica to keep Mum happy whilst you have the original stones set into keepsakes for the family.

    I have just had a diamond solitaire...
  12. A rest is a good as a break...

    When Mum was sectioned at the end of March I didn't think it would make much difference, how wrong was I :eek::eek:?

    For the first time in over a year I have started to sleep normally, I have...
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    I agree

    Hi Frascati, welcome to TP. We all move along in our own way coping with this horrible illness. I have today moved my Mum into a Care Home. almost 6 weeks after she was sectioned and placed out of...
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    I hope I have done the right thing!

    Hi Everyone

    I have been MIA recently because we have been trying to get everything in place to Mum safely moved into a local CH. Having been sectioned on 31 March it has taken a while:o.

    We...
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    Fantastic, well done :D Jan xxx

    Fantastic, well done :D

    Jan
    xxx
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    Embarrased

    I so knew this would happen that I actually took my Mum out on the saturday when I knew it would be quieter :o:o:o:o We sat quietly in the corner of a town centre pub saturday, and because she liked...
  17. The cards are a godsend

    I found some cards on a website called zazzle, thay have been amazing:D:D. I always keep a couple in the pocket of my handbag and OH has his in his jacket pocket. They have been a rael life saver.
    ...
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    Never get used to it

    I don't think you ever get used to the hurtful comments, Mum can cut me to the bone with her comments. I am starting to understand that it isn't coz she wants to hurt me "My Mum" wouldn't ever be so...
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    Welcome Toddy xxx

    Hi I am so glad you plucked up the courage to join TP, we really aren't that scary. I really don't know hor I would have managed this past year without these wonderul people xxx

    Jan
    xxx
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    I pm'd you yesterday I do hope you got my...

    I pm'd you yesterday I do hope you got my message. Ihave been on Prozac a few times:o but it is a leveller...My situation can still make me cry even on the upper limit, but I do realise how much...
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    No real help here Sarah, but please give your...

    No real help here Sarah, but please give your friend a huge hug, 39 is way to young to be burdened with this disease. At 39 I had been remarried just a year F***nthat is scary <3

    Jan

    xxx
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    Sally Thank you for showing there is light at...

    Sally

    Thank you for showing there is light at the end of the tunnel, every stage is new to me, we have been fortunate to not come across this previously as a family/... Not sure how to cope witht...
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    I agree with Luau, asmy Mum is about to move into...

    I agree with Luau, asmy Mum is about to move into care home, I would hope that her carers treat her with dignity and respect:D. Sadly many carers are paid NMW and are treated quite badly by society....
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    Lupo Thank you for your support, it is so...

    Lupo

    Thank you for your support, it is so heartbreaking when they suddenly break all the rules they have built into you from birth. I am slowly learning to ignore those feelings and realise I need...
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    ok, decisions made...

    Well best interests meeting yesterday, in attendance SS, CPN, Trainee CPN, 4 x Doctors from out of area hospital, OH and me! So 4 vs 5

    We really didn't get much say in the matter:eek:. Ward doctor...
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