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    when is the right time for nursing care?

    Can anyone tell me how much say social services get in which home is chosen?
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    DNR in place - we seem to have arrived here rather quickly.

    It is a very sad situation. Thinking of you x
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    Dad is dying.

    Thinking of you. Xx
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    explaining alzheimers to children

    Hi, I'm doing a dementia champion training session on the 13th. Maybe they'll give some advice then? I really hope so. Thanks everyone for the advice xx
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    explaining alzheimers to children

    My grandad was diagnosed with early onset back in 2009. My eldest daughter was born in 2006, so she does remember him minimally before diagnosis. His dementia seemed to progress in a way that was easy to explain to my children up to this point. He was just grandad mike, he was a bit forgetful...
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    when is the right time for nursing care?

    A little update I think the general opinion of everyone involved in my beautiful lovely grandads care is that he will be safer and well cared for in nursing care. We are all of course devastated that it has come to this. In an ideal world we would have kept him at home but unfortunately we...
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    when is the right time for nursing care?

    Now that we are actually discussing NH its all feeling a little bit more positive. Thanks everyone!
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    when is the right time for nursing care?

    I think its going to be a case of coming to terms with what we know is the best for him. Its so hard. I knew Alzheimers was progressive, never realised things could change this much so quickly. I just didn't see this coming! Thank you for replying. Xx
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    when is the right time for nursing care?

    Hi Everyone, I'm looking for some advice really. Happy to listen to anything that can be thrown my way. My Grandad was diagnosed with early onset dementia back in June 2009 at age 52. My nan is his carer. After the initial shock of the diagnosis we have been happily plodding on with life. At...