• 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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    28 day notice being given

    Hello again, my mum has just been given 28 days notice, and my dad has now got to find somewhere else for mum to go!!! He has been given a list of 3 homes that could possibly take her but after having her assessed by one of them, they cannot take her!!! Why was this recommended, this...
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    Sad sad day

    I sympathise Hi Georgine, I fully sympathise with you, as my dad has gone through the same, having to leave my mum in a home too. Take care Gillian:)
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    Help Us Please, We Need Advice

    Thankyou all Hi Thankyou all for your responses, i appreciate them all. What we cannot understand is yes the sw and cpn are all involved, but the drugs are not having any effect. I know that drugs are not the answer, but i feel that my mum is going to live the rest of her years angry...
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    Help Us Please, We Need Advice

    Hi My mum has not been in a NHS assessment unit for her drugs - they put her into an EMI UNIT - and now they cannot deal with her_ all the residents go in and out of the locked rooms - we are gobsmacked. Can anyone give stable advice for my mum?? :(:(:confused::confused:
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    M oderators

    Hi Are there any moderators on line to night? :(
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    Help Us Please, We Need Advice

    Jennifer Thanks but every time we mention assessment units - noboby knows anything or are not telling us. My own opinion for what it is worth is that we need her in a hospital assessment unit to assess her drugs, but they all look blankly at us, no can do :mad::(:rolleyes:
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    Help Us Please, We Need Advice

    Thanks I appreciate you reply. All homes recommende are supposed to be EMI units, and she is in an EMI unit now. This is what we cannot understand, my sister visited the home that have said they cannot take her, and she told them exactly what she was like - they said yes thats fine - we will...
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    Help Us Please, We Need Advice

    Hi My Mum is now in ahome as my dad could not cope with her aggressive behaviour, she has been their nearly 6 months and they have just told us that they cannot cope with her aggressive behaviour. They have had her on triazapan, i think and have just changed her drugs to diazapan, which is...
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    Looking for local people East Yorkshire

    Hi Are there any people from the the Hull, Beverley, Driffield area on here. I would love to speak to local people about their experiences, but also friends who we can chat to locally. Thanks Gillian:)
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    I can't cope anymore

    Hi I really feel for your situation, although i havent had to care for my mum, as my dad is still with us. My mum was admitted to a care home earlier this year, probably only 2 months ago but seems like forever. She was aggressive and abusive towards everybody, now she is settled in the...
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    Hi! A intro

    Hi Hi and welcome Seems to me you you are doing exactly what we all do. Keep smiling, its the best way to deal with it:) Gillian
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    My Mum is in respite any help appreciated

    Hi Yes, my mum was aggressive towards everybody includy my dad, me, sister,dog and anyone who challenged her. My dad was struggling and is ok but had a few problems with his heart. They had originally put her in respite and advised us we needed to collect her? She was then taken by my...
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    My Mum is in respite any help appreciated

    Hi Thanks for your response, what is NH Stage? Lots of questions this is my dads first respit and doesnt know what to expect. Thanks Gillian
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    My Mum is in respite any help appreciated

    Hi My mum is now in respite for 2 weeks and would appreciate anyones advice. They have prescribed Lorazapan, 1/2 tablet 3 times aday to control her aggressive attitudes. We visited her on Saturday and she looked so at home, relaxed not worried about anything, didnt even seem to know her dog...
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    Answers

    Hi Yes feel i was giving too much info, so have just asked a question? Feeling very dispondant abouth this site, looking for answers and no moderators response. Sorry just feeling upset tonite:( Thanks anyway Gillian
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    Help please

    Thanks thanks Lanie:)
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    Answers

    Hi No not at all, have been a user of this site since last year:(
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    Answers

    Hi Can anyone advise me how to get answers from this website.:( Dont seem to get many replies, looking for answers for my mum:o Cheers Any help appreciated.x
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    Help please

    Hi I am looking for some help with the drugs that are available to people suffering from AD. My mum was taking aricept and has recently become very violent and is walking with the police bringing her back on regular occasions. She has just been admitted to a respite care home and within...