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    sundowning and mum at wits end - me drowning in guilt.

    how do i cope I go to the home every day if i can to see mom,she seems to think all the others there are children,she calls them her grandchildren and gets in there space,there never seems to be any staff around and conflict with the residents often take place.mom is always saying she needs to...
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    What happens when the money runs out for a self funder in a carehome ??

    loo poo My mom as been in the home for three months now,she never remembers where the door is or the toilet. when i got to see her today she had done a motion on the bed used paper towels to clean it up and left it there with her pants, in the draw she had a box with more paper towels in and i...
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    Can anyone help me?

    Food and drink My mother was in hospital she was refusing food and drink,she was sent to have a drip twice to hydrate her,she was offerd food constant and it was distressing to see,every time she turned or moved she had a drink put in her hand or offerd,I was took to the office and was able to...
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    Mum not settling in a care home

    Hi just to say stay strong. my mom and dad were both ill my dad had c.o.p.d and a broken hip mom suffers from dementia,dad went to help mom as she was looking up to the sky and had a vacant look about her,he fell on mom both were took to hospital, dad past away and mom remained under a...
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    Care home vs 24-hour live-in care at home?

    same boat hi my mom as been in her new care home now for five weeks,she seems settled at times angry and frustrated at others,we also feel as you do and we took mom back to my house for the day and she was more at ease,the problem is we would need adaptions for her as my toilet is upstairs,and...