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    Mum is gone

    Thank you for your kind words, taking each day as it comes. I do see her smiling face now when I think of her, which is so much better than the tormented Mum I used to visit. Xx Ange
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    Mum is gone

    Hi, I am sorry you had problems with NHS protocol and the care homes, you all did well to be able to look after your Mum in her own home, not an easy job. I am so sorry for your loss too, your love as a family shines through your post. Take care, as you say our Mums are now at peace xx Ange
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    Can anyone help?

    Really interesting that you should mention this. My Sister deals with children with autism and she always said that my Mum reminded her of these children and she also found in the early days that speaking to Mum in the same way she did to the children in her Care worked better than anything else...
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    My Dad

    I am sorry to hear about your Dad, I had the opposite experience to you with my Mum, she was admitted to hospital after vomiting coffee like grounds, we were told it was acute renal failure, the hospital discharged Mum back to her Care home with view to being end of life. Sadly I then had a...
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    Strange feeling now it's all over

    So sorry you are feeling this now, just so you know it is normal for some people to get delayed grief as you rightly put it, my husband lost he Mum to Cancer and like us who lose a parent through dementia, at first there was relief that suffering was over, but a year later, he was hit by really...
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    Aadvice or experience - recovery from chest infection in advanced secere end stage?

    These social workers doing chc haven't got a clue, we had one doing a review to see if Mum could get chc last week, how she couldn't see how distressed and ill my mum was is beyond me, she even said to me that she had seen others like my Mum who ten weeks later were walking around again in best...
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    Aadvice or experience - recovery from chest infection in advanced secere end stage?

    Hi Lemonjuice, what a torrid time you are having, I really feel for you. I felt I was battling against some of the carers too, some of them were convinced my Mum wasn't in distress, I couldn't believe it. We know our Mums better than any of them. I don't know about you, but I could tell by Mums...
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    Mum is gone

    Thank you xx Ange
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    A well-trodden path.

    Gringo, I am so sorry for your loss, haven't been around for a while as things were deteriorating for my Mum, we lost her yesterday. Your poem was beautiful. Thinking of you xx Ange
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    Mum is gone

    Thank you so much xx Ange
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    Mum is gone

    Thank you, lovely words xx Ange
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    Mum is gone

    Thank you for your kind words xx Ange
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    Mum is gone

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    Mum is gone

    Thank you to everyone for your kind thoughts, I hope I have replied to everyone, but in case I have missed anyone a huge thanks from myself and my family xx Ange
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    Mum is gone

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    Mum is gone

    Thank you Kassy, your advice and help has been invaluable, I am so glad I got her that peaceful end you are right it is a great comfort xx Ange
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    Mum is gone

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    Mum is gone

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    Mum is gone

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    Mum is gone

    Thank you xx Ange