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  1. J

    mum is vile to my poor dad

    Thank you everybody, it’s a real help to know there’s somebody at the end of my iPad. I’ve managed to arrange a carer’s review/assessment for mum via her GP so, hopefully, this will have a positive outcome. I spoke to mum today and she says they’re having a good day today so happy days for the...
  2. J

    3 generations, 1 with dementia all under 1 roof

    How awful for you all. Guilt seems to go hand in hand with caring for a pwd. I agree with you that your daughter’s health is of paramount importance. Maybe you could arrange a week’s respite care in a local care home to start with and go on from there?
  3. J

    mum is vile to my poor dad

    Yes, it is a symptom of that generation. Although she cannot deal with dad she won’t consider having carers or putting him into a home (even if he’d go) as that would be seen as a weakness on her part. I keep offering to have him for a week but, again, she won’t let him come to me. Sometimes I...
  4. J

    mum is vile to my poor dad

    I think you’re right. She acts as though dad does it on purpose. I tell her that he can’t help ‘getting things wrong’ but she says that ‘that’s beside the point’. But she’s always been very controlling and, of course, this is something she’s never going to be able to control. Also, I think she’s...
  5. J

    mum is vile to my poor dad

    hello all, wonder if anybody knows how I can change my mother’s whole personality!! My dad has mid-stage Alzheimer’s; at the moment he just has complete short term memory loss, is now just about still able to make a cup of tea and is quite with it mostly. He has no dreadful behaviour traits yet...