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    Going out of my mind

    I really feel that I need to let of some steam. Its quite a long story 8 weeks ago my mother was admitted to hospital for a urine infection, she recovered quickly with Iv antibiotics the infection was so bad its knocked mum off of her feet, so I thought that we would be back home within a few...
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    Getting rid of urine smells

    Hi I have this problem with my mum I use white vinegar to get rid of stains and zolfola small drop in the wash its antibacterial too which helps. I also find using a cup full of softener too and it tends to work well. Emz_33
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    Private Carer or Agency - some advice please

    Hi Flake, I'm having the same problem like you are, I'm finding that agency carers are just don't have the time to spent to someone who desperately need it. I've had some real problems with the agency I'm with plus social services aren't giving me the money to pay for agency fees, with direct...
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    Direct payments

    Hi all, Me again looking for help and support as I don't seem to be getting it from anywhere else. I'm at the end of my tether with my mum's soical worker, I did post something a while ago and I'm still having difficulties with her, I'm finally made the step to ask for her to be de...
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    Care agencies

    Thanks for all comments apologies for not getting back earlier. Emz
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    Care agencies

    Hi all, Just wondered if anyone is have trouble with care agencies, was it all corrected after soo many compliants. I'm having hard time with the one that look after my mum they provide night care but dojt seem to have the staff to cover sick and holidays. I've had to throw 2 carers out...
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    In need of some light relief and a rant

    Hi Jane, Not really get the odd hr where mum's worn her self out so much she sleeps also carer for my sister who on the austic spectrum she's is with me all the time I run the house with a strong routine if that gets broken a hella breaks loose. Thanks for your comment great appreciate it.
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    In need of some light relief and a rant

    Hi all She's had a physical check and ears throat chest heart is all fine, it'd defo mental health issue. I've tried to get a Dr note but Dr said that carers aren't allowed to crush. I know there is certain meds that can or can't be crushed all meds can be she is given oral dispersable...
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    In need of some light relief and a rant

    Morning all, Mum had uti infection cleared up she is contact shouting tried everything I can think of from throwing her a ball to taking her out for a drive, nothing works spoke to mental health which my mum is under they upped anti phycotic meds been a week now. Mum needs night care had no...
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    Social workers don't help...are they suppose to!

    I've gone down the route and the very disappointed doesn't seems to do much thou. Want a different social worker but deauptyship is going through so solicitor said I needed to hold fire till that went through.
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    Social workers don't help...are they suppose to!

    Oh I know, there's so much more she said to me. I've complain before about something else to pals. Mainly about the care my mother was receiving in hospital, also mentioned about the issues I have with mum getting her into and out of the car without her noticing her reflection so she doesn't...
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    Social workers don't help...are they suppose to!

    Oh please do tell me those magic words...
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    Social workers don't help...are they suppose to!

    They are the most unhelpful people on the planet, regardless they actually have a duty of care. I thought that most social workers were helpful symapatic, my mums is the worse, discussing my mums case with her daughter, telling me that she is too busy to reply to my phon cells and emails as...
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    Feeling very alone

    Hi Shedrech, sorry to its taken me so long to get back to you, I did a bit, mum got infection so she was screaming a little last night, I'm just tired I think and stressed, been quite a few months of hell. How I'm still standing to beyond me. I do have carers in when they aren't sick or on...
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    Feeling very alone

    I'd had a pain in my side for 9 days, was treated to for uti, that cleared up but still had this pain, whatever I did just wouldn't go away, so when back to the doctors, they were unable to tell what was wrong but could feel the swelling in my left side, told me to go to a and e, so had to...
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    Feeling very alone

    Well that a story in its self, I had a carers assessment 2 years ago, then when is ran out expired asked for another one, I was told that due to my mum bring in hospital at the time I was unable to get it, and apparently I don't put in enough hours for me to get it for my sister, so I chased it...
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    Feeling very alone

    Your so right, I've been alone doing this for years now and no one seems to get me, odd phrase, life has been **** for some time really still trying to sort it out and not get too stressed about doing it. Sometimes that very hard when your banging her head against a brick wall constantly.
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    Feeling very alone

    Hi, thanks for reading my moan. Caring for two isn't really that bad when we have good days which is fairly often, your right I am tired, did manage to get a half an hour nap this afternoon. I've tried ringing social services, didn't get very far. My mum has already visited a day centre, but...
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    Feeling very alone

    hi all, Not sure why I'm on here as this is mainly about dementia, I'm care for my mum who has dementia and my sister who has Aspergers, last few weeks I've been really ill, was admitted to hospital couple weeks ago for a pain in my left side which the doctor didn't know what it was. Been on...