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Posted: 15/10/2014 at 14:18

I could continue about ways that could have helped the lady & son but won't, think I've already said plenty about dementia.

Do want to say that I hope Dove's Pa doesn't get into bother from Ma about the hand holding attempts

Pdoc, hugs for you. Lily same for you for past times.


Posted: 15/10/2014 at 08:12

Up and down until they are clean and sparking Panda

Thanks Lesley

Bekkie soz I thought you'd been away.

Another lovely day here (not) MrsGarden  Dove sounds like rubbish weather for you as well

Might go into town today and then SM, can't see much getting done in the garden, really hope the warm weekend happens.  

Why am I so special,to,the forum?

Posted: 15/10/2014 at 08:04

Think I was missing from school when we were taught grammer  certainly wasn't drawing Artjak, can't draw either. I type as I speak, or so I'm told.

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Posted: 15/10/2014 at 07:34

Botham's father is deceased, he was speaking after a length of time and I thought it wrong to encourage people to not visit loved ones with dementia. I don't see it as not being able to cope, I think it's a case of not wanting to even try. Yes it can be very distressing but it doesn't kill you, and it's unfair to other family members that one opts out and leaves the responsibility to others. Never ceased to amaze me at the number of friends / family that would attend a funeral but the carer was lonely as people didn't visit when the person with dementia was living at home. Rant over    

Verdun I'm sure you'll make the right decision for your Mum, you know her best. If the sad times comes that she doesn't know who you actually are she will still feel that the person with her is someone who she feels safe and reassured by. Hugs.


Posted: 15/10/2014 at 07:15

Good morning  Chicky & Dove

Happy anniversary to the Chicks

Fidget have a great day, new job ? refuge collecting

Yvie hope you had a good sleep.

Panda you sussed me

Bekkie where have you been? I abandoned trying to catch up, just piled back in.



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Posted: 14/10/2014 at 17:06

Runny glad it just wasn't me. I thought after 10 yrs I'd moved on but I felt so angry. Was even worse because it followed the news about lack of care in NH /EMI units that had already got me going.  

p.s on a lighter note the refuse collectors have missed Mum's re-cycling bin again, so another phone call made, and one due tomoz' since the coporate complaint I put in that would be addressed in 20 days ( in writing)  has now got to 31 days  Not life threating but so blinking annoying.


Posted: 14/10/2014 at 16:38

DD not a huge cake fan but banana sounds

BM I missed the fact that you are moving would be great to see pics of your new garden

Lesley don't think I can raise a smile today, still wet miserable and cold & weather is the same.

Thrown my clothes out and will wear my parka all winter  inside and out

Woody won't be long before I go back to bed, hate days like this  Best have my meal first

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Posted: 14/10/2014 at 16:15

Claire, not "met you " before so don't know what has happened in your family but send best wishes and I'm sure you'll find support on this thread.

Fishy glad to hear that MrsF is home, even if in discomfort, no place like home x

Lyn imagine you are still "shellshocked" about diagnosis love to you.

I watched a prog' last night where Ian Botham aired his views about his father and his last days in a home having dementia, an "empty shell" my ar*e !! I was so angry and upset about his cowards way out about not visiting I didn't sleep well and cried in the night.  Don't wish dementia on anyone but let's hope if he develops it his kids decide to visit him and make sure he is cared for and offer him some love and kind words even if he no longer recognises them.


Posted: 14/10/2014 at 11:06

Glad your OH is on his way home Lizzie

Archie, bit of tough luck they are having, hope your manflu is better

Hope all goes well Verdun.

Filthy day here so I'm going to get rid of clothes that I've been hoarding, feel like throwing the lot away.  


Posted: 14/10/2014 at 08:22

Morning all. Wet and miserable here.


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