My mum has COPD - heart failure and recently had a heart attack (the heart didn't actually stop). She has 15 minutes of oxygen twice a day. The heart attack was about 2 weeks or so ago. She is currently at home and is very depressed. Just walking to the toilet makes her breathless. She has spent a total of about 12 weeks in hospital recently.
What should she be doing, and what should she not be doing to help herself. She is so frustrated about the lack of improvement she needs some inspiration and hope... She has chest pains at night and I wonder if she should be having oxygen at night? She is trying to eat better and I've told her no salt but she is quite under weight. She is getting portable oxygen this week. Could she go out with this in her wheelchair? Advice needed..