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Dont even try to attempt to explain her options to her. She wont understand and it will just increase her agitation.The staff know her and felt it better she returned home to have options explained again
They can always add something like lorazepam on the morning of the move, just to get her there.She’s on risperdone
I agree , but I suspect your mum gave a very good show of "hostess mode" so at that particular moment she came across as lucid and full understanding the consequences of agreeing to a care home. Not every professional understands and sees this as a symptom of the illness. I only found out that the term existed on this forum , although I had been seeing this from my mother in law for many years as she had pre existing mental health conditions.What I don’t understand though is surely we have reached the point where my mothers needs have trumped her wishes especially when she has no insight in her diagnosis ? I don’t get it .