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    Article in the Dail Mail today by Arlene Phillips

    Arlene Phillips has written about her dad today in the mail - he was an AD sufferer.

    I wont come as a surprise to anyone here that some of what she wrote is distressing regarding his treatment in a care home (appreciate not all like that) but he did eventully live to the end of his days in a very nice care home with compassionate staff.

    There is a long way to go but staff training is essential.

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    This article was moving and truthful. She describes the best and the worst in our society with such clarity. It must have taken her back to a distressing time which she bravely related and I thank her so much for writing it and also when having access to the prime minister (if only for a brief period) in asking him the question how do we as a society ensure compassionate treatment of our elderly and vulnerable.

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    What an excellent article.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SWMBO1950 View Post
    Arlene Phillips has written about her dad today in the mail - he was an AD sufferer.

    I wont come as a surprise to anyone here that some of what she wrote is distressing regarding his treatment in a care home (appreciate not all like that) but he did eventully live to the end of his days in a very nice care home with compassionate staff.

    There is a long way to go but staff training is essential.
    Thank you for telling us about the article. I would have missed it as I don't read that paper normally.

    Thanks for posting the actual link nitram. I recommend everyone to read it & have shared it on Facebook as well to spread the word.

    Like TinaT I found the article very moving especially as it is so close to my own experiences with Mum & my grandmother.

    Mo
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