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    Plese can someone help i feel as though I'm on my own with all this

    Thank you nita , as far as I understand he has got NHS health care but I really don't know if its continuing health care but I know he had the checklist assessment done that's when they told me he needed the EMI nursing home ,and his room isn't a superior one its just a nice room with a window...
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    Plese can someone help i feel as though I'm on my own with all this

    Thank you Rose for your reply I understand what you mean about the Dementia Choir it seemed to make it look so easy , but I'm sorry it's never been easy for me like you say physical,emotional,and now the FINANCES!! but hopefully there really is someone that can help me My morning started very...
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    Plese can someone help i feel as though I'm on my own with all this

    How lovely of you Pauline to say keep in touch I really will , I've felt so so anxious and worried to the extreme point of wanting to close the curtains and stay in bed , don't want to see or speak anyone, Thursday I went to the care home to see my husband he was worse than usual ,I didn't stay...
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    Plese can someone help i feel as though I'm on my own with all this

    Thank you I think you're right ,will do just that and then wait and see what the people I spoke with this afternoon can do for me i can't thank you all enough for your support and advice . Xx
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    Plese can someone help i feel as though I'm on my own with all this

    Ho,thank you Rose and Herindoors for all your help and advice it really has helped me I was so upset this morning I just didn't no which way to turn everything was to much I was overwhelmed with everything that's going on I feel so anxious all the time i don't seem to be able to get my head...
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    Plese can someone help i feel as though I'm on my own with all this

    Thank you so much I will ring the citizens advice if the social worker doesn't contact me today like he said he would ,Thsnk you again for your help .im so worried.xx
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    Plese can someone help i feel as though I'm on my own with all this

    Yes it has helped thank you we have a social worker but I feel he's dragging his feet , I only know how much top up fees I've to pay the new nursing home ,which is a substantial amount ,and now I've just received a bill from the residential care home for top up fees from when he went in and we...
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    Plese can someone help i feel as though I'm on my own with all this

    Thank you for your advice but honestly I really don't know what to do I did think I'll have to see how everything goes over a period of a a few months with budgeting for the top up fee and hoping that I can afford to pay for it . It's all so complicated, but there isn't anymore EMI nursing...
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    Plese can someone help i feel as though I'm on my own with all this

    Thank you all for your advice I've tried this morning to speak to the social worker but again he's out of the office,as for the top up fees yes it is the nursing home that's ask for this as I think my OH gets full funding limit for his care from the local authority ,but I really want for the...
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    Plese can someone help i feel as though I'm on my own with all this

    I really don't know what to do,my OH I'm going to be moved from residential care home to a EMI nursing care home which he really does need , but the thing is he's local authority funded and I've to pay the top up fee which is quite a lot of money for me but he needs the extra care I signed the...
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    Moving into Care

    Rose our heartbreak is so very similar ,I'm so very glad you keep posting as your heartfelt words are a comfort to me ,we have been married a very long time too I was just 16 so it's a life time of love to the same loving caring man we have 2 sons and 4 grandsons 1of which is a step grandson...
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    Moving into Care

    HO my lovely, I'm feeling everything you are its so very hard to visit and so very hard to stay away ,I really know about how broken you are as I am too my heart aches for him but there's no coming back from this horrible disease which is taking our husbands away , yesterday we had to have a...
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    Moving into Care

    I'm so sorry for you and your family for what your going through, we did the same my eldest son and his wife and 2 boys it was Easter weekend, we was all looking forward to see him out of the care home but it was so sad he seemed upset at times never took notice of anything or anybody don't...
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    After the deluge?

    Hi Rose I really think I'm sinking fast so it's ether sink or swim, and I'm trying so hard to keep afloat So why don't we say we won't let this horrible disease take us as well as our OH and show that we can be strong for our loved ones sake .Take Care ,Thank you for replying.xx
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    After the deluge?

    Hi there I am going through exactly the same , and of course I'm really struggling with it all ,everyone tells me I will get through all this sadness and grief and I hope it's true, I'm trying hard as I know you probably are doing the same , one day at a time ,I don't really know what to say...
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    Dilemma ! Don't know what to do know

    Thank you for your advice I will do just that and hopefully they just might accommodate for a little while longer how I hope that they will I'm going to get in touch with the social worker and tell him how I feel about it all I really think they should give us a bit more time to see if we can...
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    Dilemma ! Don't know what to do know

    Thank you Rose I'm finding everything so difficult it's one thing after another,but I really don't want him so far away I will find it really hard to visit him the way I feel now .so I'm hoping against all odds that the social worker will try to help me with it and maybe the care home that he's...
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    Dilemma ! Don't know what to do know

    Thank you Bunpoots I feel as though everything is stacked against me and I'm frightened and so very sad I'm hoping against all odds that the care home he's in at the moment will let him stay until we try at least to get him somewhere nearer but I don't really know about that until I've had a...
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    Dilemma ! Don't know what to do know

    What a dilemma to be in , it's not good the care home has just informed me that because it's a residential and not EMI dementia nursing they can't cater for my husbands needs all though it is a dementia unit .so we've to try to find anther care home that has EMI nursing,the care home that he's...