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I think dad has dementia.

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Oh I am sorry about your mother, that must have been horrendous. I wish you well with your father.
 
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Sorry to hear this Burt I hope your dad gets better and has a speedy recovery
 
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So we had a visit from the community doctor today. TBH she was very stressy, talking about strokes, cancer etc. No bedside manner at all. She insisted we go to A&E to check my dad did not have a physical reason for his loss of health. Meh we went there at 3 pm and got home at 7:30 :mad:. On the plus side, the doctors were impressive, kind and attentive. I chatted to a few other people there so it was not all bad. It made me feel good for working for the NHS. :)
 
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So we had a visit from the community doctor today. TBH she was very stressy, talking about strokes, cancer etc. No bedside manner at all. She insisted we go to A&E to check my dad did not have a physical reason for his loss of health. Meh we went there at 3 pm and got home at 7:30 :mad:. On the plus side, the doctors were impressive, kind and attentive. I chatted to a few other people there so it was not all bad. It made me feel good for working for the NHS. :)
Some doctors don't have a bedside manner in any sense of the word, same as some vets :sorry::hug:
 
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A schizophrenic and an elderly man with dementia, what a pair we make!!

Bro has not made an appearance for weeks now.
 
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Dad had a fall. He would not let me pick him up, so I had to call an ambulance. He has been taken to A&E because of an irregular ECG pattern. I am going to catch a bus in a minute to go there. Meh.
 
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Hi Burt,
I'm so sorry, hope he will be okay.
Sending hugs
 
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Sorry to hear about the fall and I hope a recovery from its effects is made.

Sometimes a hospital visit after a fall or illness can lead to a fuller evaluation of needs and result in more help with care. I would ask the hospital about that, especially if they are just going to check and discharge.
 
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Thanks. Work let me go home early. I was falling asleep in a meeting so they let me go. I visited Dad on my way home. They are just concerned about his heart. I think it is okay.

Bro is coming over tonight. Going to tell him to start helping because I can't cope with it all.
 
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if he goes into a home or requires care the value of the house will be included as assets but if theres a disabled person living there the house value isn't included
 
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if he goes into a home or requires care the value of the house will be included as assets but if theres a disabled person living there the house value isn't included
He wants to stay at home. TBH it would be a blessed relief if he went to care home, but yeah we would have to sell the house. I would probably get a new job to be able to afford the rent. It would be hassle but not the end of the world.
 
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