1. Expert Q&A: Protecting a person with dementia from financial abuse - Weds 26 June, 3:30-4:30 pm

    Financial abuse can have serious consequences for a person with dementia. Find out how to protect a person with dementia from financial abuse.

    Sam, our Knowledge Officer (Legal and Welfare Rights) is our expert on this topic. She will be here to answer your questions on Wednesday 26 June between 3:30 - 4:30 pm.

    You can either post questions >here< or email them to us at talkingpoint@alzheimers.org.uk and we'll answer as many as we can on the day.

Assessment for eligibility for continuing care

Discussion in 'Welcome and how to use Dementia Talking Point' started by AudreyKay, Feb 9, 2015.

  1. AudreyKay

    AudreyKay Registered User

    Feb 9, 2015
    1
    My father has Alzheimer's he has a named social worker, and has recently been placed in emergency respite care to relieve my mother his sole carer, who became ill, she is 87 yrs. I looked after her and now they are both returned home. Social services have not been able to put the agreed care package care in the home to help my mother. He attends a day centre 4 x times a week. My mother cannot cope any longer, social services are trying to find another emergency respite place, he has just been turned down by one home because they cannot meet his needs and other residents might be at risk.
    My question is why is he not being assessed for continuing care? Surely if a carehome with resident dementia patients cannot manage him why is it expected my mother can? How do I get him assessment? My mother wants him to go into care, I want to look after her.
     

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