How to deal with falls?
freezingspark3 hours ago
My dad had a fall last week in the garden, luckily he's all ok now, just a couple of bruises but I'm starting to get worried about this happ...
Hartlepool3 days ago
Hi I work 20 hrs per wk but my man is due to have open lung surgery I am going to be her carer I lbw you can work 12 hrs but do I need to go...
My wife is losing a lot of sleep due to Restless Leg Syndrome , has anyone a solution ?
toofworc4 days ago
My wife 2 years into a Parkinson's Disease diagnosis has this as a symptom. She has been given Quinine, no good.
Feel Good Friday
MAS_Nurse4 days ago
Good morning everyone, how are you all doing? How has your week been?
This week for me has been at times a little frustrating. Our car ...
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Two Safeguarding orders again
klr318 days ago
I have been told that dad has two safeguarding measures again, one with the Home and one with the hospital, but the Home hasn't mentio...
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Juhaina9 days ago
Hi just I want to know my husband is mental illness and I’m with him all the time so I want to know if I can apply a care allowance or not ...
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Mum doesn’t sleep
Horatius10 days ago
My mother is having a rough time. She has type one diabetes and vascular dementia. I live 150 miles away. She had to go into a nursing home ...
Good things outweighing bad things
AliBee111 days ago
Hi. Bad things: Our cat Poppy died. Nigel keeps wondering where she is and tells our carer that he does not think I know. Apparently the cat...
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MAS_Nurse11 days ago
Hi everyone how’s it all going? I want you to know and remember today that you are loved, your life has value and you amazing!
I recently re...
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Mom's Poorly Mouth
XSitch3811 days ago
Thank you to everyone for your helpful advice to my last post. Amazingly mom has rallied well. Her oral thrush continues and she is on the s...
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Don’t THINK Things Could Get Any Worse For My Alzheimer’s Dementia Suffer Dad.
JeffAjaxSmith12 days ago
Feeling quite sick 🤢 now my dad is now completely blind.
Don’t think things could get any worse for him really.
The more a read the sicker an...
Ineed advice on form filling
treb13 days ago
Unexplained pain on the inside of my thighs
fanbiche16 days ago
Hi, I have a lot of pain in the tissue inside my thighs, so much so that I can't have my cat or my granddaughter touch that zone when they s...
MAS_Nurse18 days ago
Hello to everyone today,
How has your week been? here we are again at the end of another week and can look back at what could have been a dif...
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sproket118 days ago
Hello I am new to this site and would like to ask a question. We are on universal credit, my husband gets £156 a month for being my carer. i...
Change.org petition for Care Home staffing ratios.
Callendersgal18 days ago
Hi again everyone,
I've already posted once today, so sorry for 'hogging' our forum, but I just received an email from a website I sometimes ...
The power of trains
The other night when I woke at 3am as I frequently do, I heard in the distance the sound of a train slowly rolling along over t...
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rainbowtulip20 days ago
Hello, I am partly looking after elderly parent who has a care pathway. The Care Agency come in to do breakfast, personal hygiene and medica...
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Shy drager syndrome awareness
Dragongirl8120 days ago
I want to make everyone aware of shy drager syndrome this disease takes the sufferers very existence from them and i mean it. My mother live...
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Sebimo1322 days ago
My sister had a nervous breakdown last Christmas and was treated for depression but now nine months on it is clear something is wrong in her...
ESA and Carers.
Gingerwhinger22 days ago
I have just joined h community and need to ask a question. My son receives ESA can he ...
Nicolavarg23 days ago
I am looking after a gentleman but as he is a family friend I do not get paid apart from food and accomadtion I enjoy what I do but don’t ha...
Removal of Recent Post
MAS_Nurse23 days ago
I am posting this because we regretfully had to remove a recent post from this community where the member’s most recent reply implied the ne...
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Feel Good Friday!
MAS_Nurse25 days ago
Happy Friday everyone! Phew, the weekend is here at last, time to recharge your batteries! How are you all doing, how has your week been?
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Callendersgal25 days ago
I've been a bit less engaged with the Care Community this past week than usual, as my husband and I were on a short break to the lovely city...
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Help with costs of travelling
mamajoa month ago
My brother is mentally disabled and since my mum died over ten years ago I have taken over looking after him. He is quite independent but I...
Cost of Carers allowance
DogWalk78aa month ago
What is the cost of carers allowance
Is there any financial support caring for a drug addict?
Whinnying83a month ago
I am living with my brother, he is a heroine addict. I knew about it in the past but thought he’d been clean for years, untill we decided to...
Moms birthday and she slept thru it
slightlyjadeda month ago
My mom had advanced Alzheimer’s. Today is her 66th birthday.
I took her favorite burger meal and a cake but she was asleep when I got there....
Removal of recent post
MAS_Nursea month ago
We have had to remove a post by a new user that popped up this afternoon. They were implying that they had a commercial interest in...
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