vascular dementia

  1. S

    New member

    Hi my name is Sharon, i am 55 and i am a Carer for my mum who has Multiple Myeloma (Cancer of the bone marrow) and was diagnosed with Vascular Dementia one month ago. Myself and my mums friends had noticed changes in my mum late last year so the diagnosis was not a surprise. Mum seems to have...
  2. W

    I am angry in the evenings

    I AM ANGRY IN THE EVENINGS William Evans March 2024 So, this is about my Dementia, to be specific, Vascular Dementia. I was diagnosed almost a year ago in August of 2023. I have read and watched many things about dementia and found that almost everything is said or written by Drs. or...
  3. L

    Advice Please

    My Dad (75) was diagnosed with vascular dementia around 6 years ago, he was cared for by my Mum and his Sister, who all lived together. Sadly my Mum passed away in 2020, so my Auntie (79) took on full care of him. Due to his behaviour becoming unmanageable, we made the hard decision to find a...
  4. R

    Hello

    My 89 year old Mum has vascular dementia, she self finds her nursing care. I am looking for advice re FNC.
  5. P

    Sufficient calorie intake

    Hello folks. My wife of 87 has Vascular Dementia and hardly ever speaks and lives with me. I do have carers morning and evening who do the general looking after. My worry is that she is not being fed enough by us. As she does not communicate we are unaware if she is hungry or thirsty. How many...
  6. M

    Husband in Hospital

    My husband was diagnosed with vascular dementia three years ago. He has not been too bad over that time there have been niggardly things going on like he cannot remember how to deal with the TV and little things like that Three weeks ago he went to bed OK but when he woke in the morning his...
  7. J

    Hello

    I'm Jen, I care for my mum who's in her 90s. She's had vascular dementia for about ten years. For a long time she was in denial, and wouldn't countenance a visit to the memory clinic, however I finally got a diagnosis for her in 2019. Her mobility is worst affected and she can really only do...
  8. M

    Vascular Dementia

    I have lost my wife to a Mental Health Nursing home and will probably never ever see her again. She had had many mental health problems over the years and more recently had some strokes which meant that she wasn't able to walk safely. Two and a half years ago she was admitted into hospital with...
  9. M

    Newly diagnosed...life changes

    59 YO female newly diagnosed with Vascular Dementia. After working 40 years with excellent reviews, my performance changed and got bad reviews. Now on leave of absence and rather looking forward to retirement, I am having to move to disability support. Buckle up...I am afraid it's going to be a...
  10. L

    Say Hello.

    Hi I've just joined and really need a release for the way I feel about my mum at the moment. She is 88 and has vascular dementia. Her whole personality has changed and continually changes from week to week and sometimes hour to hour. She slags me off says I don't care enough for her or about her...
  11. F

    Newbie

    Hi I saw this site and thought it may help to answer some of the questions I have - what better way than from people who are suffering, or have loved ones who are suffering, My mum has been in a dementia care-home for the last three years having shown signs of deterioration for a long time...
  12. K

    Any advice would be much appreciated

    I have written here before,my mum has late stage vascular dementia and severe heart failure also other problems, she is 89, and is hoisted bed to chair vice versa. I was helping with the care with my sister who lives with my parents but was unable to continue after myself and sister came to...
  13. A

    👋 hello

    Hello My husband has vascular dementia and I just want to know if anyone feels the same way as I do. I currently work part time, but find it so sad when I come home at around 6pm and the house is in darkness as 9 out of 10 times he's in bed, where he stays most of the time, he says because he...
  14. L

    Hi I am new to this Forum and looking for so much advice

    Hello My husband as been diagnosed with vascular dementia, and like a lot of people i am not sure I’m doing it right This Forum as been so useful answering questions that I am looking for
  15. L

    Vascula dementia

    Hi im Tracey im a carer for my mum, shes 87 had a stroke 5 years ago which resulted in vascula dementia, she refuses carers goes nuts when i mention it, but she is phoning first thing and demanding her pills, there isnt a pill she takes that makes any difference, but she has got it in her...
  16. P

    Vascular Dementia

    Hello All, My mother had been diagnosed with vascular dementia since June 2020, when she suffered a stroke. She's now a totally a bedbound patient has 2 carers attending her 4 times a day. She has been provided with a hospital pressure bed to avoid bed sores from happening. She is in this...
  17. M

    Vascular dementia

    How do we tell our mum her diagnosis is vascular dementia, most likely in the middle stages, when she says it's us that's crazy!!! And does not remember what she does at night
  18. J

    Continuing health care removed after being fast tracked 6 months previously

    My mother has vascular dementia & been in care home for 4 years. Following a fall broke her hip & spent 3 weeks in hospital with partial repair. Consultant told me unlikely any mobility would return & she would be needing nursing care in future. Subsequently a community nurse referred Mum to be...
  19. B

    Hi

    Good morning, I’m new to the dementia forum. My name is Bill and I care for my partner who has vascular dementia.
  20. A

    Good days and bad days

    Can anyone please tell me if this is a common trait with Vascular Dementia. My partner, diagnosed nearly 4 years ago, has good days and bad days, but the bad days are very bad and when he has good days he appears almost normal. During the bad days he is seriously confused and delusional all...