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.

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motorised chair and bobs agression

Discussion in 'Younger people with dementia and their carers' started by bel, Jun 6, 2008.

  1. bel

    bel Registered User

    Apr 26, 2006
    757
    coventry
    he has got better lets me work it and dosent get so cross
    asked about air cushion for my bum 150 pounds cant afford that so nurse at gps said she will fill in forms for occupational therapist to see me and get air cushion organised
    i have asked for occupational therapist for me to be able to still care for bob weeks ago but they forget also councilling weeks ago no responce
    had my mri scan today waited since january sat talking to lady who was before me she was woried about scan i tried to calm her down etc but she said she waited 4 weeks for her scan i said i have been waiting since january
    it tells me all i am not fighting the corner for me i dont want to but i want to make it too our daughters wedding for her and bob
    sorry bel x
     
  2. BeckyJan

    BeckyJan Registered User

    Nov 28, 2005
    18,972
    Derbyshire
    Dear Bel:

    I do hope the OT can help. If it is not forthcoming keep shouting and pushing because you deserve all the help you can get.

    Wish we could all do more. Please keep letting us know how things are going.

    Love Jan
     
  3. bel

    bel Registered User

    Apr 26, 2006
    757
    coventry
    ot eventualy got a call today

    air cushion for my chair no i have to buy it 150 pounds
    i cant afford it
    very little they can do can opener great what about bottles pulling on my pants fastening my bra opening bobs meds sorry to be crude whiping my bum
    thank goodness bob can help bless him i have to guide him and it is hard but i would be lost without him and would be lost wthout me
    am i getting it wrong am i not doing it right
    some one must see bob is in need i am in need how can they give me 17 pounds a week to help me cope

    i am appealing but it is long drawn out job that i dont need the fight is struggling love bel x
     

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