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    My dad

    Thank you all for your touching messages,I really appreciate it. I will be leaving TP,but would like to thank everyone who has given me help,support & brilliant advice over the last 2 years that I've been involved with the site. Val
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    My dad

    My dad has sadly passed away @ 0330 this morning,his struggle with Alzhiemers is finally over. He was in hospital for the last 3 weeks of his life & having to watch him deteriorate on a daily basis has broken my heart. Not being to able to eat or drink anything & the weight he lost was shocking...
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    Do Not Resusitate

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    Do Not Resusitate

    babypie, thinking of you @ this sad time,my dad is,I think @ the same stage as your dear dad
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    Am I Being Unrealistic and Just a Pain?

    A&E without a doubt,how dare they discriminate on the grounds of ageism This was one of the reasons why I left the NHS/A&E, ageism was & is rife I'm sorry to say & it's ££££ that's @ the root of it all
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    staring into space

    Yes,my dad does it a lot now
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    Totally Confused What to do

    I am by no means an expert,but my first reaction,like Nebiroth, on reading what the "professional dementia carer" had said to you,MollyMae,was of shock,disbelief & scaremongering.
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    Benefits

    I've spoken to the Carers & Disability section again this am requesting clarification,my Carers Allowance will stop on 7th Sept,something to do with because I was only granted it @ the end of June, a maximum number of weeks(20???) of continuous "care" hadn't been reached, before dad went into...
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    Do Not Resusitate

    sammielou,very eloquently put x
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    Benefits

    Thank you nitram,I will
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    Benefits

    I'm ringing the dept that deals with Carers Allowance again tomorrow,because you are right Nebiroth,it should be stopped when dad's AA is stopped & not straight away as I was told today. My mum gets AA,but @ a lower rate than dad does
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    Benefits

    Thank you nitram,fingers crossed it's all sorted,why do I not really believe that ! ;-)
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    Benefits

    Update ! : I've rung DWP again & dad's pension is NOT stopped,but AA & Pension Credit is @ 28 days. I need to ring about my Carers Allowance now Don't need this added stress,my dad is dying. Thank you for your input Nebiroth x
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    Benefits

    Well I've informed all the relevant pension people & after 28 days dad's AA,state pension & the pension credit that is paid to both mum & dad will all be stopped :-( I've been told that mum will need to reapply for pension credit for herself after 28 days & my carers allowance that only...
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    Benefits

    Thank you Nebiroth for your advice,much appreciated
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    Benefits

    That would be just too easy for them wouldn't it ! lol Thank you nita & jeany123 I feel a fun time coming up tomorrow...NOT ! It's no wonder people put off letting them know is it,not from a fraudulent perspective,but because they make it so b****y difficult to tell them ! nita,if they...
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    Benefits

    Thank you everyone for your helpful comments,I knew TPers would'nt let me down :-)
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    Care Homes .. How did you choose?

    piph, carechoices.co.uk/advice/checklists
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    Benefits

    Advice please, I posted on another thread last night that my dad is seriously ill in hospital & I'm wondering about the benefits he gets. He gets AA,his state pension & him & mum get £15/week Pension Credit,that's one payment for them both. The last thing I want on top of all the worry,is to...