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    Alzheimers campaigns

    New friends Hi all who posted a reply to me, not sure if u all remember me or not but u posted replies to my last post when I was having to find a home for mam to go into. All of the advice and support I was given then was invaluable to me and helped me when I needed it most - when I...
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    Alzheimers campaigns

    Hi all, I recently received some e-mails from the Alzheimers Society relating to several issues that effect sufferers and their families. I added my name and address to them all and sent them on to local papers and MPs. One of the campaigns was for fully funded healthcare, a letter...
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    What do I do???

    Hi everyone Hi all, Once again thanks for all your advice. Mam went into the nursing home on Friday and I've been in to see her three times, she seems to be settling in well. The staff there are lovely and are treating mam well. I've just received a letter from our local Health Authority...
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    What do I do???

    Thanks for that Geraldine. I've gone to all the homes unnanounced - better that way then if there is anything to hide they don't have any time to. I've decided that the second home I went to see is where I want mam to go. On the topic of social services I too have found them to be quite...
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    What do I do???

    Hello all, Thanks for your replies. I've been to look around 2 care homes since i posted message yesterday. I didn't get a good vibe from the first one but the second one was much better. The smn in charge was a lovely woman who genuinely seemed to care for her patients. She was welcoming and...
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    What do I do???

    I have cared for my mam for the last five year's - she was diagnosed with Alzheimers 3 years ago. She was placed into respite for 2 weeks last Monday. I was informed by social worker today that mam needs 24-hour care and that she has to leave respite home on friday by which time i need to have...