My Dad has had to go into a nursing home permanently & it has been very hard. Mum has been in & out of Hospital her self over the last 2 years so Dad has got worse, becouse we had to keep putting him in a nursing home on short stays, now he is like a small child & he do's not seem to recognise us. We find it hard to visit him as we come away more upset, & he keeps on smiling. We seem to be permanently feeling gilty. A very sad kitcat.