I'm looking for any advice/suggestions you may have. My husband was diagnosed with mixed dementia a year ago although he doesn't think there's anything wrong with him. I don't think he can tell the time properly or it just isn't registering. This morning I found him downstairs eating his breakfast at 6 am (we have separate bedrooms and I can't hear him moving about). The room was freezing cold, heating comes on at 7 and he usually gets up between 7.30 and 8. Once he'd had his breakfast he was about to follow his normal routine and take a short walk to get his newspaper if I hadn't stopped him. It had snowed overnight and was bitterly cold outside and the shop wouldn't have been open. He has an analogue and digital clock on his bedside table. He has done this before but not for sometime to my knowledge. I have suggested to him that if he wakes up he should feel the radiator and if it's not on then it's too early to get up but I don't think this will occur to him. I'm sure this is quite a common problem, I hope someone might have some ideas I could try.