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    Full moon syndrome

    Hi I can second this my younger brother also has ADHD and has autistic features too, he was always a lot worse with a full moon. His specialist doctor didn't know how or why it was connected but she did say it was regularly brought up with a lot of her patients. Maybe one day we will have an...
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    I care for my grandma who suffers with Alzhiemers.

    Yeh I'm classed as a live in carer. My partner already lived here, then I moved in to so he could go to work still and I became grandads full time carer. It got to the point where grandad couldn't be left day time or nite time as he would wander off and couldn't care for him self at all. So I...
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    I care for my grandma who suffers with Alzhiemers.

    Yes deffinately :) I'm really pleased your going to get others in to help and support you :D maybe you could get in to a routine for the sister to come in once a week don't take no for an answer from grandma hehe, on the same day every week, for a cuppa tea or for dinner if the sister or others...
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    I care for my grandma who suffers with Alzhiemers.

    Its definitely good for me too :D I'm glad your grandma is motivated, likes to help out with chors, getting involved and still enjoys going out and shopping :D. Well done to you for changing the subject, then sticking to your guns and leaving when grandma continued on her moment, as long as she...
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    I care for my grandma who suffers with Alzhiemers.

    Bless you it can be really hard not having people to talk to and go to for support, like you I don't either. That's why Iv found TP so great people actually understand what I'm going thro and can relate to instead of the 'oh dear' then moving on. Your the first person iv spoken to that is the...
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    I care for my grandma who suffers with Alzhiemers.

    Hi there :) Iv found TP very helpful and supportive over this last year since joining I hope you find that too :) it's very good for letting off steam and every one is very supportive :) I just wanted to say hi :) you'll find a lot of people on here suffer with the guilt monsters I'm a full...
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    My grandfather has dementia

    Hi there welcome to TP :) Theres lots of support and help on here iv always found, so if you find things hard or want to vent some feelings it's a good place to come. I hope you find some comfort and support here I did :) your only 16 and are bound to find things difficult, some one very close...
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    Anyone in there 20s caring for loved ones??

    Hi there :) I know and completely understand where you are coming from :) im only 24 and I care full time for my partners grandad and it's just us! Grandad now goes to a day centre two days week which is a god send :) I would highly recommend your grandad going to get out the house have a bit...
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    Decline in behaviour and mental state :(

    Hi there Been to the doctors this morning and as usual they weren't very helpful. No UTI just the 'transition stage' from being in hospital to coming home. I'm not convinced tho grandad was trying to chew yes chew drink his morning. However they have put him back on to the dementia tablets...
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    Decline in behaviour and mental state :(

    Thank yu every one :) I will deffinately be phoning the doctors tomorrow morning. I've had a rather difficult evening again with grandad being very unco-operative. Luckily his now tucked up in bed and I shall be doing the same putting on a good film and getting tucked up. It's nice to hear...
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    Decline in behaviour and mental state :(

    Thank yu for all your replies :) fingers crossed he will settle back down and I'm going to phone the doctors first thing in the morning and try again :) hopefully they will be a bit more helpful :) Sent from my iPhone using Talking Point
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    Decline in behaviour and mental state :(

    Hi there :) Grandads pills for dimentia was changed to a higher dose but in a patch form and his been having the patches for nearly 2 weeks now I think. His also got different blood pressure pills. I phoned the doctors today but as usual they were as helpful as a chocolate teapot. We don't...
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    Decline in behaviour and mental state :(

    Ever since grandad came out of hospital he has been a lot worse mentally and his behaviour is really really challenging. His a lot more confused then he was and spent the last two days wanting to go 'home' when we've not even left the house at all. His got confused before and when we said about...
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    whiskery chins & pants in pockets (Spicel2014.blog find one thing to make you smile)

    Hi my nanny uses an electric lady shaver she point blank refused to use one until all the ol relatives piped up and said they done the same thing lol :) so much easier and nicer didn't hurt they just once a day went over their chin to keep it soft :) it was the best thing since sliced bread hehe...
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    Hospital carers allowance

    Grandad is certainly on the mend we think :) his been causing the nurses some grief trying to climb out of bed in the hour I popped home he had half climbed out of bed 3 times and 1 time was found sitting on the floor making his way to the exit oopsy he also wen he was finished with his plate...
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    Hospital carers allowance

    Ok thank you I keep a daily diary of everything that has happend and go on id never remember else and then at the end any squit which there will be iv got a record of everything :) thank yu for ur help take care Sent from my iPhone using Talking Point
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    Hospital carers allowance

    Ok if and wen grandad comes out can we get carers and attendance back again or do yu have to claim again sorry I'm not very good with things like this and paper work not sure how it works thank yu for ur replies :) Sent from my iPhone using Talking Point
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    Hospital carers allowance

    Ok thank you so wen do I call them to let them no just as soon as I can ?? Sent from my iPhone using Talking Point
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    Hospital carers allowance

    Hi all some of yu no my grandad has been taken in to hospital I found him on the floor tues morning wen I went to get him up :( he had suspected chest infection and anti biotics the day before from the on call doc and since being in hosp over nite he now has numonia bless him :( Wot I wanted...
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    Awake

    Thanks izzy I deffinately needed it feel so much better for it and positive and ready to take on the day wot ever it throws at me :) going to get ready and go up the hosp to care for grandad :) hope yu all have a good and lovely day as can be :) Sent from my iPhone using Talking Point