I wonder if anyone else can relate to this. Over the last couple of weeks or so, I've arrived to see dad at his nh only for him to send me away again for some reason. OK, so maybe he doesn't like me, or maybe he can sense that I don't always want to be there ...... but when I've driven quite a distance to see him, I don't want to be sent away 5 minutes after I arrive, and I'm concerned what staff think if I only stay a few minutes, and I'm not really sure that that's what dad wants. What's been happening is: 1) I arrive, dad recognises me, but I don't think really knows who I am ........ he says he's pleased to see me, but tries to send me off to phone my parents because they'll be wondering where I am. 2) I arrive, dad recognises me, though again, I'm not sure he knows who I am. He's relieved to see me, but also concerned that I'm also going to get trapped in this place ...... with the evil staff etc. So his main conversation is about whether the staff are looking and whether this might be a good time to make my escape, and how to walk at a normal pace rather than run away because that would draw the staff's attention. 3) He just kind of says that it's been nice chatting to me, but he needs to be going now because he has a lot to do/ he's working and shouldn't have visitors/ he wants to go to bed ...... and says goodbye.