Hi, I'm really not sure about a sleeping tablet, I hate the idea but it's the gps way of trying to get mum to rest her legs which I know is important but someone else has mentioned getting in touch with the mental health team for advice as mum is clearly agitated hence the walking but as I keep...
Hi, that's interesting as I keep on to the care home that it's not something that mum can help but hadn't thought about contacting the mental health team which is a good idea, now it's the weekend, groan! I will have to wait until Monday now and will speak to someone urgently, thanks for the advice
Has anyone had any dealings with Zopiclone?
My mum has been in a care home for almost a year. She has had Alzheimer's since 2014 or maybe earlier. My Dad looked after Mum with my help and then he suddenly became ill in July 2017 and four weeks later he died so a massive shock and Mum camento...
.....does the suffering last?
The pain gnaw at our stomachs?
The ache in our hearts?
How do we carry on when our world is falling apart?
When will our loved ones be at peace?
...and leave us with broken hearts?
No one deserves to suffer
Least of all our Partners, Mum or Dad
Not knowing when...
Mum had the recommended course of Melatonin and I'm sorry to say it didn't work. Nothing works for my poor Mum and like your MIL she doesn't make up for it in the day consequently her poor ankles and calves are swollen and are checked regularly by the nurse.
Can anybody help?
Mum has hardly slept in her bed in the last seven months since she went to live in a CH. This is nothing new and the main reason for her going into the CH. She is on the correct medication, is eating well and mostly content but sleeping is all over the place.
The staff are...
I've been angry with my Mum, my Dad had died suddenly and mum moved in. I was scared stiff, didn't know how to cope and was grieving.
I still feel guilty but i must remember everything I've just told you because that explains how I felt x
Hi, in my Mums case there has been nothing that works.
Even six months of Melatonin didn't help. After a recent meeting with our CPD it's been decided that The best option for Mum is to let her carry on as any strong drugs to help will increase her in danger of falling as she walks about all...