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.

  1. Aisling

    Aisling Registered User

    Dec 5, 2015
    1,807
    Ireland
    Will l someone please tell me why my OH gets frequent UTIs. Are they related to personal hygiene?

    Thank you,

    Aisling(Ireland)
     
  2. Beate

    Beate Registered User

    May 21, 2014
    11,491
    Female
    London
  3. nitram

    nitram Registered User

    Apr 6, 2011
    18,310
    Male
    North Manchester
    "...my OH gets frequent UTIs. Are they related to personal hygiene?

    They could be but it is less likely in a man.

    Dementia can weaken the immune system as can antibiotics.

    The best thing to do is to keep up the flow so keep offering fluids, as has been said an enlarged prostate doesn't help.

    Cranberry juice may help, it can't do any harm unless he is on warfarin in which case he should not take it.
     

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