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    Will Dad ever be able to come home?

    i am so sorry to hear about your dad it brings it all back about my dad he had dementia and lived on his own we tryed everything to keep him home but he was such a risk at home so we tryed to get him help at home but like you said you have to be rich to get the help they need dad went into a...
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    are they careing enough

    thanks thankyou for that brenda it is a private one so he will have to pay just making sure thanks again
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    are they careing enough

    continuing care my dad has settled really well in the care home have been pretty sick wih phomonua but is getting better i am wondering if anyone has come across this my dad has his nails cut every 4 weeks by a chiropadis sorry about the spelling at a cost of 10 pound a time i have heard if you...
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    are they careing enough

    my dad has gone into a care home after a lot of fight to get him into the one we wanted he has been in there 3 weeks the first day they said they would put him on a mattres on the floor to sleep because he climbs out of bed a lot we did not want this so we asked them not to but the next night he...
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    repeating himself

    my dad is still in hospital has been in there 7 months it has been a real struggle toget him into a home but we have now got his funding with the help of our mp but we are still waiting for a bed to come availble in the home of our choice i am wondering if anyone elts have got the problem me and...
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    no help

    my dad is still in hospital it has been 6 monthes now and his dm has got a lot worse as exspected him being in hospital . we are waiting for his funding to come through again he had it once then they stopped it now he has some but it is not enough so we are waiting for it to go back to dark...
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    Help! advice please

    any advice welcome dad is in a hospital waiting to go into a care home . it was his birthday yesterday 88 years my sister went along at dinner time to feed him i ususally do dinner time but as it was his birthday we swoped around i usually get there at 12 30 my sister got there at 12 she got...
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    Help! advice please

    have anyone herd of this my dad has been in hospital for 5 weeks in went in with a stroke we realised it was time we decided about a home so we got everything going he was assesed in this hospital and we were told he would need 1 to 1 care when he went into a care home all the funding was being...
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    Help! advice please

    thanks for asking about dad for the last week he has been pretty good but in the last 3 days his dimentia has been veary bad he is still in hospital as he has veary low blood pressure with it bein christmas we have not had a look at any more care homes we know it has tobe done but it just seems...
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    Help! advice please

    christmas we have just got over the worst christmas ever dad is still in hospital and all his strengh seams to be going on christmas day he was quite well wich we did not want we were hopping that he would not be asking to come home but he was having a good day and wanted to come home it was so...
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    Help! advice please

    Dads Not Well Last Week My Dad Had A Stroke And Was Admitied To Hospital Scence He Has Been In His Dimentia Is Really Gone Veary Bad I Know Hospitals Can Do This And A Home Was Allways Out Of The Question As Far As Me And My Sister Were Concerned We Really Belived We Could Cope With Him At Home...
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    Help! advice please

    thank you veary much for your help it have taken a lot of weight from my shoulders tomorrow i will get in touch with social services thank you again
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    Help! advice please

    bladder not working right my dad has had dementia for 5 months now in this last 2 weeks he has started wetting himself sometimes he is going to the toilet about 8 times in half an hour then other times he is just sitting down and wetting himself is this part of dementia and do they put...
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    Help! advice please

    thankyou veary much for all your replys they are veary helpfull my dad is not left on his own at all but it seams like every time your back is turned is when it happens we are going to get dad assesed again then push for help me and my sister are to soft and dont speak out enough we did have...
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    Hi, an intro

    david when i was reading your thread it sounds just like i am with my dad the more you read other peoples threads the more it sounds just like your mum well thats what i find and nerly all that i have read seems in a worst situation then i am i dont now if you think the same but i hope this tp...
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    Help! advice please

    my dad have a thing about closed doors if his bedroom door is closed he rings up and says he is locked in and dont know where he is he still lives at home does anyone elts have this problem allso he has a thing about shaving one time he would be shaving 3 or 4 times a night now you have to...
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    Help! advice please

    thankyou norman you have been a great help because we have been told nothing my dad was dieignosed in hospital and they said there was a lot of help when he came home but when he came home there was no help that was 3 monthes ago and we still do not have any help
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    How do you come to terms with this illness?

    ironmaden i am going through the same as you my dad is 87 and have gone like your dad in 3 months when you read other peoples threads you can see your dad in all of them i see my dad every day so i can see it a lot but my brothers come in for 5-10 minutes and say hes looking well and he dont...
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    Help! advice please

    ironmaden thank you for the reply me and my sister are at are wits end my dad is 87 he went in to hospital 3 monthes ago was in for about a week and started to act funny we were told he would be fine once he got home but the man that went into the hospital never came out so we called on the...