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Barely 24 hours into this crisis and at my wits end already

CardiffGirlInEssex

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Oct 6, 2018
186
It sounds like you've got every thing set up @CardiffGirlInEssex . Hope your mum copes OK. How is your dad doing?
He is ok in himself, off the antibiotics now. I was allowed to see him for an
hour yesterday, I took his iPad in so he has some contact with the outside world now. He is still not mobile though when I spoke to the nurse today she said he was more co operative yesterday evening and they managed to get him into a chair to have his tea. Hopefully he will be transferred to a different hospital this week for intensive physio and rehab, but no bed is available as yet. More fingers crossed! I think he will be there for a couple of weeks at least so its the M4 shuffle for me.
 

CardiffGirlInEssex

Registered User
Oct 6, 2018
186
Well, so far so good, its seems as far as Mum is concerned. A family member and her cleaning lady have seen her today, separately, and both have reported that mum is well, appears to be coping with being on her own at teatime and overnight. Food is disappearing at an appropriate rate and isnt in the bin, she was up, washed and dressed, had her hearing aid in and was very chatty. All about the distant past, of course but still, its good. She knows I am coming back on Sunday as she still has my note by her side in the bedroom. No change with Dad, still waiting to move ward/hospital, but they both appear to be safe for now. Phew!
 

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