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Discussion in 'Welcome and how to use Dementia Talking Point' started by SophieD, Sep 16, 2019.

  1. karaokePete

    karaokePete Registered User

    Jul 23, 2017
    5,015
    N Ireland
    Hello @Trooper, you are welcome here and I hope you find the forum to be a friendly and supportive place.

    I hope you have time to take a good look around the site as it is a goldmine for information. When I first joined I read old threads for information but then found the AS Publications list and the page where a post code search can be done to check for support services in ones own area. If you are interested in these, clicking the following links will take you there

    https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/get-support/publications-factsheets-full-list

    https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/find-support-near-you

    You will see that there are Factsheets that will help with things like getting care needs assessments, deciding the level of care required and sorting out useful things like Wills, Power of Attorney etc., if any of that hasn't already been done. There is also a Dementia Guide in the list.

    Now that you have found us I hope you will keep posting as the membership has vast collective knowledge and experience.

    As communicating has become an issue, a few handy tips can be picked from the useful thread that can be reached with this link https://forum.alzheimers.org.uk/threads/compassionate-communication-with-the-memory-impaired.30801/
     
  2. Grannie G

    Grannie G Volunteer Moderator

    Apr 3, 2006
    69,721
    Kent
    Hello @Trooper. I agree your mother should contribute towards her food and accommodation. Does your mother get attendance allowance? Perhaps if she gets this you could claim it for her keep.
     
  3. SophieD

    SophieD Administrator
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    Mar 21, 2018
    1,381
    London
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