Hello @nicsunshine and a warm welcome to DTP From me also amidst such difficult times as We are all facing...
I don’t envy anyone faced with hands on caring at this moment
I’m pleased you have instigated carers for your Mum Before your health suffered to much.
I hope now you have found the...
Hello @J. Berg and a warm welcome to DTP
I just wanted to point out that your post is in reply to an old post from 2014 and you may not get a response...
I hope now you have found the forum you will continue to post it’s an informative and friendly forum
Hello @Bumble1977 a warm welcome to DTP from me also
My condolences on the loss of your Mum I’m sure things must be very difficult for you at this time.. I hope the forum can help support you while you come to terms with everything
hello @Veritas and a warm welcome to to DTP from me as well...
it’s a friendly and supportive place to exchange experiences
I hope as lockdown becomes less restrictive you will start to receive the help you need and I also hope that you will continue to post for support and advice
@Mister Dee Bee sorry for the abbreviations, AA Attendance Allowance you are quite correct about Power of Attorney
The form for attendance allowance can be a bit daunting but just remember what the situation is like on the really bad days and you should be fine..
Hi @Mister Dee Bee and a warm welcome to DTP don’t be nervous about posting you are doing a great job..
my first suggestions are to contact your local SS and ask for a care assessment for your Dad and a carers assessment for your Mum this will get you into the system.
Have you applied for AA and...
Hello @cazzann and welcome to DTP
My first thought, is your Mum claiming attendance allowance? That might help get the GP to visit..
my second thought is a bit drastic but as there is no way your Mum could get to the surgery I wonder if a letter to the practice manager listing all the reasons...
Hello @SamanthaBu and welcome to DTP
I would suggest keeping a diary of your Nana’s behaviour and then making contact with her GP they may be unable to talk to you about your Nana but they should listen and take notice of your concern.
I hope you will continue to post now you have found the forum
Hello @Spectac i would like to welcome you to DTP
I’m afraid I cannot help with your questions about your wife hopefully someone with knowledge of Lewy Body Dementia will be able to help you..
this is a friendly and supportive place for sharing questions so I hope now you have found the forum...
Hello @Katicustard and a warm welcome to DTP
with regard to the LPA could you try telling your Dad you all (him you and your brother) should do one? If he sees you all filling the forms in do you think he might be more willing to sign?