• Expert Q&A: Rare dementias - Tues 3 March, 3-4pm

    Our next expert Q&A will be on the topic of rare dementias. It will be hosted by Nikki and Seb from Rare Dementia Support. If you have any questions about rare dementias, they will be here to answer them on Tuesday 3 March between 3-4pm.

    You can either post your question >here< or email them to us at talkingpoint@alzheimers.org.uk and we'll be happy to ask them on your behalf.

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    CHC (Continuing Healthcare) support thread

    Got it! Heard yesterday that mum has got the nhs continuing health care, it's such a relief, we all feel mentally drained and elated at the sametime. Looking forward to getting mum out of hospital and into a nursing home where she can receive better care and hopefully have a much better...
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    CHC (Continuing Healthcare) support thread

    Yes, I must admit I am confused. When we hear anything I will keep you posted, thank you
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    CHC (Continuing Healthcare) support thread

    Many thanks Dottyd, yes we have an EPA. Just watched video, very interesting and helpful, thank you.
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    DST meeting? Looking at CHC funding

    So pleased for you dottyd, well done. The second home sounds lovely, somewhere I'd love my mother to live.
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    CHC (Continuing Healthcare) support thread

    Thanks Stanleypj, my sister-in-law has reminded me that the CHC nurse is sending her report to a local panel of clinicians first and if they agree it will then be sent to CCG, so another hurdle. I've had a look at all the information on web and there's no mention of this being done before report...
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    CHC (Continuing Healthcare) support thread

    Many thanks Stanleypj, sorry if I didn't explain myself properly. Three weeks ago we had a meeting with OT, nurse, physio and they went through checklist with us and my mum scored high enough to have full assessment meeting with CHC nurse and SW which took place last Friday. They have...
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    CHC (Continuing Healthcare) support thread

    Advice please Hi, I wondered if anyone could offer any advice please. My mother has been in and out of hospital since October. Initially heart failure and fluid on the lungs, then went home but unfortunately broke her hip. Back in hospital for an operation then sent to a smaller hospital for...