1. Q&A: "Loneliness and isolation" - Tuesday 30 Oct, 2-3pm

    Are you experiencing loneliness and isolation? Do you care for someone with dementia or have dementia yourself? We are here to answer your questions on this emotive topic. Our next expert Q&A will be hosted by Anne from our Helpline team. She will be answering your questions on Tuesday 30 October from 2-3pm. Want to ask questions in advance, or don’t think you can make it? 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 Tuesday 30th of October from 2-3 pm.

    Pop by and post your questions now and we'll answer them on Tuesday.

Paying for the nursing home

Discussion in 'Legal and financial issues' started by louas1961, Jun 13, 2018.

  1. louas1961

    louas1961 Registered User

    Nov 3, 2012
    67
    East Mids
    My mum has advanced alzheimers. She lives in a secure nursing home that sort of meets her needs. She cant do anything for herself at all, she needs complete help with washing, dressing, feeding etc. The only thing she can do is walk and even then is unsteady and has fell and broke her hip. She is aggresive too. So she needs specialised care obviously and it was difficult to find a place that would accept her and was suitable. She pays most of the fees herself but has a small amount paid for. Its very expensive but all homes that are suitable for her are expensive too.
    What happens when her money runs out ? Neither me nor my siblings can help pay for her care at all.
     
  2. karaokePete

    karaokePete Volunteer Host

    Jul 23, 2017
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  3. louas1961

    louas1961 Registered User

    Nov 3, 2012
    67
    East Mids
    Thank you.
     

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