Hi everybody Haven't been on the site for a while, things have been very trying!! I have posted on the site before when i was experiencing problems with night disturbance etc. Dad was diagnosed with Vascular Dementia in April, I have had lots of visits up until now, Social Workers, CPN etc. nothing to really help with Dad during the day when I am working. He has had to hospitalised twice over the last month, blood pressure problems, on both occassions I have been at home. He is still in hospital at the moment waiting to be assessed as I have expressed concern that his dementia has got worse, on monday last he took a "swing" at me with a holdall because i wouldn't take him home!! Very unlike Dad, although he can be very nasty tone wise!! I am very concerned what will happen to him while I am out at work. I had noticed after the last hospital episode that he had gone "down", although Social Services are looking at someone to come in and keep Dad company etc. I am not convinced this will be a solution. Having spoken to doctors and nurses I told them of my concerns as to Dad's decline. We were in the process of getting POA in place, alas Dad didn't want to go to his last appointment, needless to say the consultant would not make a decision without seeing him!! Can anyone offer any advice or fill me in on what the hospital may offer help wise?