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    Very confused and frustrated!

    Yes I have a friend three doors down from mum? I've left before only to have mum shuffle down to me to see how I was getting on? Then leaving money in the door for me talk about a cry for help? I was gone a week and I popped into the house to get something and just cried at the way she was...
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    Very confused and frustrated!

    For everyone else thankyou for your advice and support.
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    Very confused and frustrated!

    Seems like none of my posts seem clear to you?? So maybe don't reply to them if you cant be supportive and give sound advice?
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    Very confused and frustrated!

    I think I may as well resign myself to the fact that until these scores drop I'm never going to get answers. Mum is a very clever manipulator, she's quite intelligent and is fooling everyone. Her cognitive tests don't have anything to do with her behaviour and I'm so sick of this. The last...
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    Very confused and frustrated!

    OK so finally mum saw geriatrician today. Here now trying to get info out of her so as far as I can tell she was on her own with doc brother did not go in. She sasa he asked her alot of questions but won't tell me what he asked? Said she had a blood test and she does not have alshiemers...
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    New behaviour?

    I put on her favourite programme seems to have distracted her a bit. She's very agitated tonight probably worried about her apt with the gergeriatric tom?
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    New behaviour?

    Mum's started a new annoying behaviour now....... She's talking at me constantly? Had to go and have a bath just to get away from it. Its very stressful.is this another part of dementia?
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    Mum's apt on Tuesday.

    Well mum must have told her not to speak to me but yes odd? After that she was seeing a lovely geriatrician and he has the utmost respect for carers but she missed her 2015apt with him and I've literally being trying to get her back to him but now hes full and she has to go to this one. IveI...
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    Mum's apt on Tuesday.

    Thanks. I went with mum years ago to this particular woman mum went in on her own and after i asked to speak to her as i had concerns about her and she put her hand in my face and said I'm not talking to you? Rudest doc ive ever met. Be great if she put her hand in my brothers face? Not holding...
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    Mum's apt on Tuesday.

    OK thanks ill try but I don't do think its that easy to get hold of these people? Also not being next of kin dosnt help?
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    Mum's apt on Tuesday.

    Yes this is a good idea just ashame can't get the letter to her by Tuesday?
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    My Mum is struggling in caring for my Dad

    My mum is like this with me knows too much about my life and is obsessed with me. Where I'm going how long, who am I talking to? Its very annoying. Dosnt want me having a break dosnt understand why I need a break? I think they are afraid on thier own?
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    Mum's apt on Tuesday.

    After 4 years battling to get mum to the geriatrician and getting this apt the social worker informed me that my mother dosnt want me to go as she claims when we are at the doctors I "talk over her?" this is absolute rubbish I sit there and say nothing until the doc asks me things or I explain...
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    Mum sleeping a lot

    My mum too she's had two utis over the last month and sleeping alot too. So yes I would check for utis. Mum is now on antibiotics and they really throw her. Very strong? They clear it and then come back. Went to bed at midnight and got up at 2pm today?? It's a worry but I put it down to the...
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    help please, Mum locks us and carers out , ideas?

    We have whats called a snap lock. Mum can lock. It from inside and the key myself and my brother keep. It's about 70 pounds mum has never needed a key.
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    Disgraceful social worker

    I don't and can't tolerate wheat I've read wheat irritates arthritis so maybe try it? Also new xealand green lip mussel capsules in good health food stores. Any omega oils..
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    Mum absconded from dementia unit

    Kevin thats funny how clever is that! Made me laugh. That would be what my mum would do...i know its serious but funny and clever.
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    Mum absconded from dementia unit

    Omg this is incredible. My mum was in respite once. All visitors have to sign and out and are given a code for the doors so not easy to escape! Thank god she was found quickly.
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    No idea what to do

    So sorry to hear that about your mum me too am living with her and yes it's her behaviour and I too am coping alone like your mum she was never a people person but was very independent but lonely. I cannot understand this cafe surely they are there to help people when I first rang the als...
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    Disgraceful social worker

    Brother brought mum to doc today so my ears were burning? She now has osteoarthritis in her leg so God love her in a lot of pain. Doc said not alot you can do just take paracetemol? Anyone know of anything else for this pain?