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.

    Sam, our Knowledge Officer (Legal and Welfare Rights) is our expert on this topic. She will be here to answer your questions on Wednesday 26 June between 3:30 - 4:30 pm.

    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 the day.

Watch out UK - here I come!!!!

Discussion in 'I have a partner with dementia' started by di65, Aug 31, 2015.

  1. di65

    di65 Registered User

    Feb 28, 2013
    770
    new zealand
    Now that Lex is 'reasonably' settled in his care facility, I have answered all the requests from family in Yorkshire to come and visit. I have decided to come next June whilst it is winter here and HOPEFULLY a nice summer over there. I am going to have a few days in London first to go and see all the things Lex didn't want to see when we were there 5 years ago (easier to stay away than have the inevitable 'words'), and to visit my home town again.
    The care home staff tell me that he won't be concerned if I am not there for a few weeks, as his comprehension of time is not good.
    Planning is still in the early stages, but I am really looking forward to it:):):)
     
  2. Izzy

    Izzy Volunteer Moderator

    Aug 31, 2003
    58,767
    Female
    Dundee
    How exciting! Planning is half the fun!:D
     
  3. Grannie G

    Grannie G Volunteer Moderator

    Apr 3, 2006
    68,722
    Kent
    It sounds exciting di
     
  4. truth24

    truth24 Registered User

    Oct 13, 2013
    5,726
    North Somerset
    Good for you girl!
     
  5. Margaret79

    Margaret79 Registered User

    Sounds great! Will you make it to Launde? Would be lovely to meet you (and we always have great weather there!!!) xx
     
  6. Izzy

    Izzy Volunteer Moderator

    Aug 31, 2003
    58,767
    Female
    Dundee
    I was just thinking that!
     
  7. Chuggalug

    Chuggalug Registered User

    Mar 24, 2014
    8,007
    Norfolk
    Hope the planning and the eventual trip will do you good, Di :)
     
  8. Spamar

    Spamar Registered User

    Oct 5, 2013
    6,849
    Suffolk
    Margaret, Izzy, that's exactly what I thought!
    You will have to come now, Di
     
  9. Kjn

    Kjn Registered User

    Jul 27, 2013
    5,835
    Good on you , enjoy your planning !
     
  10. CollegeGirl

    CollegeGirl Registered User

    Jan 19, 2011
    9,535
    North East England
    It sounds great, Di!
     
  11. esmeralda

    esmeralda Registered User

    Nov 27, 2014
    3,072
    Devon
    So glad you are able to get away and visit your family and do the things you want to do. Have fun with the planning!!
    xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
     
  12. di65

    di65 Registered User

    Feb 28, 2013
    770
    new zealand
    If you can give me dates and details, I will try :)
     
  13. nannylondon

    nannylondon Registered User

    Apr 7, 2014
    2,474
    London
    That sounds fantastic Disi I am sure you will.have a great time xx
     
  14. Margaret79

    Margaret79 Registered User

  15. 2jays

    2jays Registered User

    Jun 4, 2010
    11,489
    West Midlands
  16. lin1

    lin1 Registered User

    Jan 14, 2010
    9,322
    Female
    East Kent
    Great news .
    I hope you are able to join us at Launde Abbey , it's near Oakham .
    It's soooooo relaxing there and right in the middle of some beautiful countryside. Food ain't arf bad either ( London speak, means good)
    The companionship of fellow TPers is extra special.
     
  17. Chuggalug

    Chuggalug Registered User

    Mar 24, 2014
    8,007
    Norfolk
    London speak. I love it :D I was born there.
     
  18. cragmaid

    cragmaid Registered User

    Oct 18, 2010
    7,963
    North East England
    June...long days and short nights......and if this year is to go by.... glorious weather too!!
    Enjoy the planning....i love that part nearly as much as the travel itself.:D
     
  19. di65

    di65 Registered User

    Feb 28, 2013
    770
    new zealand
    I was born in the UK too. I came here to NZ with Mum and Dad when I was 9. I lived in Norbury, which is near Croydon SW16. I will be going there too.

    Not looking good for Launde Abbey, as when I checked the dates I will be at a family "do" at that time :(
     
  20. lin1

    lin1 Registered User

    Jan 14, 2010
    9,322
    Female
    East Kent
    I was born in Walworth SE 17 not far from the Elephant
     

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