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  1. J

    mum keeps removing ileostomy bag

    Thank you for sharing your experience. Although I live next door I can't be there constantly for her as I also work. Hopefully I'm meeting with the social worker soon to discuss more hours from carers. My husband has also suggested somehow disabling the flush on the toilet so at least she won't...
  2. J

    mum keeps removing ileostomy bag

    She seems to be doing it in the toilet during the day and in her bedroom at night where she has a commode. Carers come in 3 times a day for mum and dad. Dad is unable to walk at all and is confined to bed until hoisted into his chair so he's unable to help now. I'm worried about restricting her...
  3. J

    mum keeps removing ileostomy bag

    Thank you. I've contacted the stoma nurse and she doesn't have an answer either. She sent me a brochure with stretchy support belt things in but I think she would take this off as well. When she had a fall and badly cut her elbow she kept taking the bandage and dressing off!
  4. J

    mum keeps removing ileostomy bag

    Thank you for replying
  5. J

    mum keeps removing ileostomy bag

    Hello. I'm hoping maybe someone can help me. My mum has dementia and also an Ileostomy bag. She now keeps taking it off in between care visits resulting in stained underwear, clothes, carpet etc. Also she tries to flush them down the toilet causing blocked toilet and drains which my husband has...
  6. J

    More confusion starting Donepezil?

    Hi. This happened with my Mum as well and the doctor took her off of it. I would speak to her gp.
  7. J

    what to do!

    Hi all, I'm new to this so excuse any rambling. My Mum was diagnosed with dementia in June but is rapidly getting worse. She is 81, my Dad is 85 and cannot walk and has to have carers in 4 times a day to get him out of bed to chair etc. My problem is that Mum most of the time doesn't...