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    Mums transition from Care Home to Hospital, now in Nursing Home

    Hi thanks for your reply, yes maybe I do need to give it time, it is all a bit of a shock and I am really upset that she couldn't go back to the Care Home as it was really good there and felt like family in a way. The doctor is going to do some blood tests but thinks she still needs to be on the...
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    Mums transition from Care Home to Hospital, now in Nursing Home

    Thank you, yes I think I am struggling to get my head around how she is now. The nursing home have spoken to her GP and are doing some blood tests but think she still needs to be on the pain relief patch. See how it goes x
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    Mums transition from Care Home to Hospital, now in Nursing Home

    Hi Just posting as I am feeling very sad, scared and confused. My mum has had Alzheimer's for roughly 7 or 8 years. She has been in a lovely Residential Specialist Dementia Care Home for 2 1/2 years where she was cared for really well. She started to decline quite a bit in the latter part of...
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    Should I be having yearly reviews re my mums care plan at her care home?

    Hi Thanks for your reply. I probably have just kept my head down as I don't feel a connection with the new manager but I have just emailed and asked for a review. Thanks for your support. K
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    Should I be having yearly reviews re my mums care plan at her care home?

    Hi Thanks for your reply. It is very helpful, one of the carers did say that maybe they think everything is ok because I haven't said anything. This is fair enough but I am concerned that reviews don't seem to be in place. I will definitely ask for one. I worry that they have become very much...
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    Should I be having yearly reviews re my mums care plan at her care home?

    My mum has been in her care home for 2 years now. It is a very good care home with a very good reputation. However, I have some concerns as there appears to be no real communication with relatives and I wonder if this is normal? My mum moved into the care home in May 2017 and I had a review with...
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    Confusion over time of day

    Hi My mum has started to get very confused about the time of day. I also think she may be having two days in one sometimes, I think she is getting up quite early at the moment due to the long days and is then falling asleep in the afternoon, sometimes going to bed for a nap then getting up...
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    Worry about my mum realising she has dementia

    Thank you Hi Thanks for your reply. I think it might be an idea to ask her if she wants to speak to the doctor about her confusion and memory issues. i will try and talk to her doctor first. I do have power of attorney so am wondering if this will help as in the doctor may be able to...
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    Worry about my mum realising she has dementia

    Thank you Hi La Lucia Thank you for your reply. Yes luckily I do have a power of attorney in place, my mum had done it for my dad and we discussed this together when she moved last year as she wasn't able to do anything for the move at all and this upset her. So she knows this is in...
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    Worry about my mum realising she has dementia

    Hi, i am just wondering if anyone can help with a bit of advice as to whether i should get a formal diagnosis for my mum. The background is that my mum cared for my dad who had dementia and alzheimers, he passed away 4 years ago from Prostrate Cancer but the real nightmare for us...