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    Rip

    Thank you everyone been a hard few days empty n strange after caring for mum for a long time its strange x. One person told me her muddled mind was now at rest that is what seeing me through x
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    Rip

    Mum passed away on Sunday peacefully after an acute chest infection I think she her mind and her body gave up. What I can say is that she was treated with care, compassion and dignity by the hospital. There is only one chance to get end of life care right, we were lucky we got it for mum...
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    Didn't bargain for this !

    Hi we noticed the same for 6 months mum was so well and well behaved after going into care I could see signs of her anxiety returning very slowly n request a review so antidepressants could be reviewed and may be stand by meds such as valium if needed. Got told that they were not required...
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    Mum moving to care home this week

    Yes my children are fully aware of our wishes x
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    Mum moving to care home this week

    Thanks everyone xxx
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    Mum moving to care home this week

    I an an infeqent poster but an avid reader of others posts and replies . Today we have for funding for mum to go into 24 he care I feel as if I should be shouting from the roof tops with joy but just want to keep her at home. We have been so lucky that mum has for As long as I remember said...
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    Morning - nighttime jumbled

    Mum is the same total disoriented to day n night we say she doesn't sundown she Sun rises!! On Wednesday morning she was up waiting outside the front door for her driver to take her to family placement at 4.30 in the morning. Door sensors n a. Very good neighbour prevented it going any further.
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    Good day

    That's a brilliant idea will look at that web site and borrow some of you ideas
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    Good day

    Today was a good day. We have been looking through pictures of my mum's to make a memory book. We found a letter she had written when she was 7 she visited Buckingham palace when the king presented the British empire medal . Her face lit up with joy at the memories for a few minutes I had my...
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    Keys

    Thank you we have bought a key rack and will try your suggestions and see how things go
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    Keys

    Hi has anyone any advice mum has become obsessive with opening and locking her front and back door. We think that she is forgetting the sequencing of opening the door and then turning the handle so is getting more confused with the sequence over and over. So far we have colour coded the keys...
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    Change of medication

    . Sorry to hear about mum to get the sever side effects of the drugs must be awful
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    Change of medication

    Hi mum has been changed from donepezil 4 weeks ago to memantine in the four weeks of reducing dose of donepezil and 4 week of increasing memantine the deterioration in mums memory has been rapid. Has anyone had similar experiences if so did they ask for the medication to be changed back n did...
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    Constantly looking for things to do

    My mum is very similar cleaning sorting draws washing . Her next door neighbour told us last week that every morning she takes everything out of the fridge and cleans its it warm weather taking the salad box out to dry on her bench in the garden. We now have found that asking her to make baby...
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    can people give me advice

    Thanks everyone xx
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    can people give me advice

    She lives alone I call 8am n 5.30 carer at 8.30 and 8.30 . Not excepting how much this last tia has caused problems n getting very upset and anxious about all the fuss . Realise carers are what's needed but at the moment won't except them other than meds just seeing if anyone has tried anything...
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    can people give me advice

    Hi on carer for mum with mixed dementia a recent tia has caused a drastic memory dip she has carers for medication prompt twice daily until recently able to manage cooking for herself now has frozen meals delivered. Today came to light that she is not cooking theses meals for long enough n at...