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    Personal Welfare issue

    These links proved very helpful thank you ,have now done all the necessary paperwork and just wait now to see what the courts decide So thank you Jenniferpa and everyone at TP
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    Personal Welfare issue

    Excellant thank you jenniferpa,the examples are really helpful and I agree ,highlighting one would be very useful
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    Personal Welfare issue

    Yes Jenniferpa ,that's the one still hoping someone has been successful and may be able to help
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    Personal Welfare issue

    To be clear ,the application is to the court of protection for ' property and affairs and personal welfare It's the personal welfare part that the court have asked for a 'witness statement' (cop24) My mother lacks capacity and therefore could not give LPA Thanks anyway Annabel,sorry if...
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    Personal Welfare issue

    Thank you so much annabel,I think the only question i have for now is how detailed does information on the witness statement need to be ,they ask for 'specific issues about which decisions need to be made' ......................it might be simple and it's just my reading of it that's making me...
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    Personal Welfare issue

    I am going through the court process at the moment but wanted to ask ,has anyone ever been granted personal welfare,reading the notes I am not sure whether to carry on with it or not ........................................................please help if you can
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    mum back at 'home'

    Thank you both for your posts ,they are appreciated sadly ggma ,mum is back at the nursing home not home where I would like her to be,however if it's the home or hospital the home wins every time ....................as for getting her back home properly,that is still a work in progress...
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    mum back at 'home'

    My mum has finally returned 'home' after being in hospital ,I was shocked at how badly nursing staff and even doctors were around her .................now I understand how awful it is for a dementia sufferer to be in hospital They just don't 'get it' and I am glad she is away from there ,I...
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    Mam diagnosis just got much much worse

    thanks chrisuz now they want another ct scan this time on the brain to the if it has spread ....................and getting info out of them started to get harder ,but I pressed them and now once the scan is done she can return to the home ,if it shows anything she will be put on meds if not...
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    Mam diagnosis just got much much worse

    thank you ggma and butter ,I truely don't know how I would get through this without being able to come here ,I am so so glad I found TP I have to do all I can for mum,not being 'here' for her is just not an option ,one sibling told me yesturday I should feel proud of what I am doing ,I...
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    Mam diagnosis just got much much worse

    thank you nevergiveup and thank you too Fiona.....................sorry I haven't been back on since posting but I have been at the hospital mostly,things have moved on a little and though I got very stressed and upset a very nice nurse got the doctor for me and he sat me down and gave me time...
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    Mam diagnosis just got much much worse

    Mam had catarract op cancelled as she went in hospital for blood transfusion and to see if there was any bleed Blood given x 3 ,CT scan done ..........................mam has lung cancer she has to remain in hospital until at least thursday while they have a 'meeting' to get everything in...
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    The Guilt Monster

    I feel guilty because I can't stop others doing what I know my mum wouldn't want them to do ................and that leaves her totally vulnerable and a huge list of other guilts but this one is at the forefront today:(
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    Blood transfusions

    That's good to know they think the same with mum be we're not going the investigation route until we have to ,but she does have a chrohns diet which doesn't help but as I say she tends to bouce back ,maybe she just needs a little help now :) Thanks again ,that has reassured me And thank...
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    Blood transfusions

    Thanks Min, and it did the job?
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    Blood transfusions

    Mums been struggling a little lately ,she great in herself but (apart from the odd blood spotting) but her bloods are very low,home rang and are going to suggest she gets blood transfusion as medication is not bringing her bloods up ................(hemeglobin) they came up slowly on their own...
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    Family fading away

    I know she would Jan ,I see it her face every time I'm there thanks Jan:)
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    Family fading away

    Thank you Jan.s and Pheath for your replies When this first happened I wanted mum moved closer to me and to bring my brother here too (he has lived with her for the last 16/17 years and took good care of her too ) Funnily enough those members who barely visit at all now are the ones who...
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    Family fading away

    Thanks Izzy,not sure how to do heart to heart with them anymore,tried once ,they give the impression they think I'm "not getting it" . I think i'm coming to terms with it but I don't think I can pull away from mum while she isn't completely 'lost' to us (I don't think I can do it then either)...
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    Family fading away

    Mum is in a home away from her home town and it is a little difficult for people to get there but she is three times the distance away from me . I go when I can but it is hard ,I work so I go every other weekend and make it a long weekend when possible ,and I spend all my time with mum,I take...