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    Help with hallucinations

    You need to suggest she does something to relax like make a nice cup of tea and have a biscuit. Check she has taken her tablets and had something to eat.
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    Getting a hoist for Mum

    No, you can't fall out of a hoist.
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    My darling mum is free

    Imagine Back in 1971, your mother probably enjoyed listening to the radio -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Imagine there's no heaven It's easy if you try No hell below us Above us only sky Imagine all the people Living for...
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    Eating out of date food

    Ready Meals To avoid the mouldy food saga I had frozen ready meals delivered for my mother once a week. She looked at the brochure, we chatted about them, I ordered online and they magically arrived once a week. I stored a loaf of bread as 4 slices in a bag in the feezer. I'd telephone and...
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    Mum sectioned in spite of my best efforts

    It is important to keep the lines of communication open with staff on your mother's behalf. Ask what medication she is on and the dosage. Write it down. Ask for the spelling. If asked why explain she likes you to talk about her medication so its important to be kept informed. Ask what each...
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    Smell of Urine in Care Homes

    It is important to check what is outside the window. Every Care home has refuse bins and the lorry has to park with the engine running to empty them. Sometimes windows are situated next to where the lorry parks so the fumes are forced into the room. Sometimes external parking is near the...