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    How strange

    Can any other person tell me if this situation has ever happened to them. My mum who has end stage dementia mostly lies in a chair all day. Eats sometimes speaks sometimes but usually we cannot make out what she says and constantly and I mean constantly has her eyes closed. Yesterday morning she...
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    How wife got better!

    desperate That sounds exactly like what my mum needs please can anyone tell me where to buy these products. I try frangrance oils in lavander and de stress in her room with candles 24 hours a day and spray her bedlinen with lavender sprays but to be able to put something on her tongue sounds...
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    My mum

    Thanks I am open to any and every idea as we have tried everything we can think of and nothing seems to help. She is waiting on carers coming in this morning and is screeching 'help' evry few minutes.
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    My mum

    We have tried playing lovely cd's during the night but she still cries and shouts help constantly. Will try and get a head set and do it closer. She sleeps with her mouth jarred wide open for 14 hours at a time. Does not close it to swallow even once during the night and it is bone dry all the...
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    My mum

    Lewy body dementia My mum has this type of dementia the Dr thinks and they have struggled to find medication to help her with hallucinations but to make her sleep peacefully at night but not to be too sedated during the day. Does anyone have any ideas?
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    My mum

    Thanks Thanks all of you. Although so far no one can help I feel better already. My mum only went into hospital with a sore back on Xmas Eve 2008 and never got home.(It turned out to be constipation but ended up with dementia) The hospital insisted she needed 24/7 care and thats why she ended...
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    My mum

    Thank you sandy. I have just read the link and my mum is at stage seven and I'm at the end of my rope as to what happens after this. Everyone says it'll get much worse when she deteriorates but how could it get worse? She has no ability to do anything and apart from eat and drink with a lot of...
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    My mum

    Thank you Thank you for replying at least I know my message has been read as this is the first time I've been on. Do you know what people mean when they say stage 6 or 5 of vascular dementai? X
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    My mum

    Hi this is the 1st time I have been on this sight. I took my mum out of a care home in November to live with me. She is 85 and now has very severe dementia, dr thinks it Lewy bodies which is horrible as she has horrific hallucinations. My biggest problem is she lies all day with her mouth wide...
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    needing some advice

    hi, i'm on here to try and get some help and advice... my gran (who is 84) was taken into hospital on Christmas Eve 08 with what turned out to be constipation. Up until this point she was a very fit lady who lived by herself and did not seem to be showing signs of dementia. While she...