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This may be what you decide to do BUTMy gut feeling is not to put him under any more pressure and keep him at home for as long as possible, accepting help for myself only.
Long term is how we have to think. There will definitely be an adjustment period but I think you should give it a few more tries before giving up.They all tried to impress on me how necessary it was for me, that it should succeed. They were very understanding of the effect it was having on me but were thinking long term.
I think this is very wise. Just as an example - as a child if my mother told me ahead of time that we were going to my grandmother's, I would end up feeling extremely sick on the bus the entire 45 minute ride. But when she just popped us down to the bus stop, I had no time to work myself up into a lather. And I loved visiting my grandmother.I should not give any advance warning, just tell him on Monday morning to get ready.
It's about entering their world...we as carers must prepare and organise.....When Rupert first had sitters I told him in the morning (they come in the afternnon) and he got very aggitated, so I gave up telling him,