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    Advice on funding Care home?

    Your first response to my post was not very tactful and helpful. Again you have not read my post properly, Jumping to judgements again. Through my search I sent the social services updates on my search for a care ihome. The Brokers did not send me any informatioh about what care homes they...
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    Advice on funding Care home?

    Hello Beate:- Thank you for your comment but if you have read my post properly I had been liasing with the Social Services about looking for a care home. They left the ball in my court when they gave me directory of Care homes and I have been updating them about the ones I have visited. All of...
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    Advice on funding Care home?

    Hi Lousie 7, Thank you for your feedback, Before my mother moved in the home, she had daily carers who visited her home twice a day to administer medicine and make sure she was eating. The Council pay half of her daily care while my mother pay half as well. The interesting thing is if the...
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    Advice on funding Care home?

    Hi Father Ted, thank you for your reply to my post. My mother's income is not very much and I do not want her passed from care home to another when the Care Home fees exceeds the limit of the Local Authority funding threshold. The cost of Care homes is staggering!!
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    Advice on funding Care home?

    My mother have agreed to go in a Care Home and I have spent the last 2 weeks searching for the right Care Home fir her. She has Alzehemier's Disease and cancer and there are few places in our local area that accommodates her needs. The Social Services gave me a internet directory of Care homes...
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    Our hands are tied- LPA

    Unhelpful letter from my mum's GP Continuing from Our Hands are Tied. My mother went for an second Assessment with her doctor to determine whether she has mental capacity to make important decisions for health and Financial matters or not. Yesterday I received a letter from her doctor...
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    Our hands are tied- LPA

    Hi Shedrech, I have tried to phone the helpline number you have given on my minicom via Typetalk but I have to leave a message and wait for an Adviser to call me back. When someone rings its difficult to know whether its a minicom call or a hearing person calling. My partner is hearing and...
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    Our hands are tied- LPA

    Sorry for the confusion Thanks to everyone who have replied to my second post, sorry for the confusion but me and my partner are just as confused and frustrated by all the legal aspects of LPA. Please don't be harsh with me. I will be asking my mother's doctor for a copy of a letter to...
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    Our hands are tied- LPA

    Thanks to those who replied to my posts. The three of us (my mother, my partner and me) attended the solicitors which my mother agreed that me and my partner would act as her LPA in fiancé and health and welfare . She signed the paperwork and after waiting 3 weeks we received official...
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    Our hands are tied- LPA

    Hello, sorry folks it has been so long since I lasted posted on this site. My mum keeps losing her bank card or forgetting her pin number. The bank have cancelled many of her card, issue and sent new ones and new pin numbers. It has reached the situation where we have give her money for...
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    So much to do and so little time

    To Celia the Poet, Canary and Shedrech, Thank you so much for your kind replies. I will take all your advice on board. Next week a Carer will take my mother out for the whole day while her flat is being but I don't know whether she will be willing to leave the flat or not. My mother's...
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    So much to do and so little time

    Sorry for this rant but I feel I need to offload as I am becoming increasingly frustrated with my mother lately. Just when I thought we were finally getting home care for my mother, it has been delayed further to the state of her flat. The Home carer who visited 2 weeks ago reported there...
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    Advice needed about LPOA

    In the few months I have been helping my mother's financial situation which was bought to my attention when she showed an invoice for arrears for her service charges. I contacted the company and told them she has alzehemier's Disease and they were most understanding. Last week the company sent...
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    So frustrated with my family

    Yesterday I had a little cry. This is born out of frustration with my relatives and their lack of support. I am my mother's only daughter and my brother passed away 10 years, leaving a wife and 2 children. Five years my sister in law (My brother's wife) have virtually broke all communication...
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    Treading gently with my mother.

    Hello Shedrech, Thank you for your reply, my mother cannot use a text mobile now and she will find internet banking difficult to do now. The local council wont pay for home care as it will have be self-funded. They are making a lot cuts in social and Adult care even though they spent 53...
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    Treading gently with my mother.

    Cragmaid, Thank you for your email. My mother had not a care needs Assessment from the local Authority. I emailed the local county council and they just sent me their brochure with list of contacts of agencies and companies for me to contact. They had refer her to the psychariatic Nurse to deal...
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    Treading gently with my mother.

    Hello, Since my mother have been diagnosed with Alzeheimer's Disease my mother's moods have become unpredictable. She has always been very laid back and level-headed but the past weeks her emotions have swung from frightened, emotional, paranoid and nervous. The past 3 weeks she was so...
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    My mum seem to be getting worse and I am scared!!

    To Grove and Red Lou, Thank you for your replies. Yes my mother drinks alot of water but is not eating properly. Yesterday the GP came to assess her for social care. My mum is very resistant to having any form of help. The GP advised her she should have a panic alarm button and someone...
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    My mum seem to be getting worse and I am scared!!

    Owly: Thanks, my mother lives in the town centre which is an 10 minutes drive in the car or on the bus. Well yesterday my mum have been complaining about shivering and shaking. We phoned the memory nurse and she was advised not to take the medication. Last night and today she says she still...