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  1. Annabelle23

    Does anyone use a DayClock? Any good?

    Good morning. Does anyone have experience of using the DayClock Plus from Unforgettable. This is the one that connects to the internet so you can send messages from your phone. Just wondering if it is worth the investment?!!
  2. Annabelle23

    First time posting...where do I start?

    Thank you again Maryjoan. Three lists sounds a very good idea. I spoke to our dementia support worker this morning and she is referring us for some respite provided by our local dementia charity so that is a good place to start. I am going to ask for carer’s assessment and also assessment for...
  3. Annabelle23

    First time posting...where do I start?

    I know I have to do something. Came back from choir last night to find he had a fall. He is fine but waited until 4am for an ambulance to help get him up! Think it is time for occupational health assessment, some kind of alarm system and someone to come in whilst I’m at work!
  4. Annabelle23

    First time posting...where do I start?

    What a great post HCT! So much info for me to think about. Thankyou so much for taking the time to reply. I have read the selfish pig book... it was great though my OH wasn’t too impressed!! We need to have some discussions together. I am lucky to have a dementia support worker to go to for...
  5. Annabelle23

    First time posting...where do I start?

    Thankyou Maryjoan... I hadn’t thought at all about me being ill or having an accident. I suppose the other’s needs become all consuming. I will look into having a carer’s card too... a good idea. P of A is in place but I need to look at back up care as I am on my own... no family etc.
  6. Annabelle23

    First time posting...where do I start?

    Thank you all for taking time to comment and advise... it is very much appreciated. When he is recovered from this illness we will certainly look into the care aspect.
  7. Annabelle23

    First time posting...where do I start?

    I am new to this! I am 53 my husband is 81 and was diagnosed with LBD last October. I am on a steep learning curve. My question amongst many is about starting additional care. He is on Rivastigmine and most of the time we cope very well. However when he is ill his condition deteriorates to the...