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    recognising pain in people with dementia

    Thanks for your response, yes you are right it is a much wider problem and one that needs tackling. Hope mum is ok now.
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    recognising pain in people with dementia

    Thanks for your response, it is really helpful. Do the staff take your views into account when you say you think she is in pain or not? It seems to be a common theme of carers not understanding the signs Angie
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    Not treating uti???

    I work with people with dementia and one of the first things we do when someone starts behaving out of the norm is get urine checked. We have a real problem with some GP's who say exactly the same as yours and "its the dementia". If your mum shows a pattern when infections are present it might...
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    recognising pain in people with dementia

    Hi I am trying to find out carers experience of pain management for people with dementia, especially in care homes - do care staff recognise when your loved one is in pain or do you feel you have to battle against a system that sees dementia first instead of physical problems. I would love...