Hi, I haven't been on this site for a very long time as so much has been happening this year. My mum is in a nursing home in Manchester (her family live there) However, my sister and I desperately miss our mum so much with her being so far from us. She's been really sick this year and is in the later stages of the illness, and to be honest, we don't know how much time our mum has left. We are exhausted with travelling so far to see our mum and hate the fact we can't keep a closer eye on things. We were told there were no other homes near to us and that Manchester was the only option. Well, I can't believe that's true!!! I really need my mum close to me as I miss her so much. Does anyone know of any care/nursing homes in my area that would possibly accept my mum. We were originally told no-one would accept her cos of her age (54) I'm exhausted with battling and searching, but there has to be some thing else out there so she can be closer to her two daughters????