This sounds exactly like my situation with my Mum and Dad, Mum is now in a nursing home after the police had to be called for her wandering and she failed 999 about my a Dad supposedly attacking her. Social Services have stepped in and said Mum needs full time 24/7 Care because she is insulin...
Is it common for the PWD to deteriorate when they go into care
My Mum has been in three weeks and hardly knows any of us
She slapped another resident who she thought was my Dad, he was at home and the person she slapped was a lady !
They have put her on Risperidone and now Lorazepam plus an...
Mum has been in a care home for a two week trial leading to a permanent placement
This has now been extended for an extra well as they are concerned about her anxiety levels and aggression couple with her erratic blood sugars levels due to her diabetes (type 1)
They started her yesterday in...
I can totally relate to fluctuating capacity. My Mum has mixed dementia and her capacity is up and down like a rollercoaster
A lady from the NHS came at 2.30 pm to assess Mum today and I personally don’t know how Mum did it but she pulled off that she was fine and had no issues. She even...
Could anyone explain the results of an ACE test out of 100, I have been given the results for my Mum and I don’t know what that score means.
All I have found out is 82 and over shows no dementia impairment
Search loads of websites but can’t find out where my Mum is at
She has had two now...
I will get my thinking cap on as the Social Worker and CPN wants to do a mental capacity assessment as the care home has requested it
in Tuesday 9 days before she goes in
So I may have to talk to them both before hand as to how to ‘sell’ the respite care to my Mum
My Dad (80) has to have an operation soon and Mum (77) who has dementia ( mixed Alzheimers and Vascular) and is declining quickly and some days she forgets who I am and who my Dad is. The CPN has suggested Respite care and I visited various homes and found one that can accommodate my Mum’s needs...
It seems that a few of you have this issue
It seems quite bizarre at times
I suppose the brain is very complex
It is very frustrating when she is with health Professionals and people she sees less often and they don’t see the true picture
Thank you for all your replies
I took my Dad to the opticians as he had to have drops in his eyes so could not drive himself. A neighbour kept an eye on my Mum while we went. Mum was in bed all the time and the neighbour said she was fine and left.
All was well til I went into her bedroom and she said the doctor had been, and...
My Mum has type 1 diabetes for 29 years and also Alzheimer’s and Vascular Dementia and has got to the stage where she can’t test hersel inject herself or remember when she last tested. Also she has become resistant to her body indicating if she is high or low. Mum seems to be high slit of the...
Can’t decide, Dad can be very aggressive and it is his way or no way as been all his life to Me Mum and my Brother and will never admit he is wrong
Mum did ring tonight upset saying Dad said he thought he had upset me and then he came on the phone asking me out for lunch with Mum but I...
Dad could not cope with Mum yesterday, ‘I want her in a home’ was the plea
‘She needs to go - get on the phone and sort it’ ‘ I can’t deal with her, she needs to go ! ‘
So dutifully rang the social worker she had been assigned for a Daycare and they said someone would call in the morning. Mum...