Hi everyone. sorry I'm a newbie so if I'm posting on the wrong page please direct me. My beloved husband was left with an hypoxic brain injury post cardiac arrest 18 months ago. I have fought hard to bring him home after he did not respond to rehabilitation. He's now home and we have 2/1 care me being his main carer. I love having him home and already after only 4 months myself and our wonderful carers can see some improvement. So I know I've done the right thing by bringing him home. What I cannot get my head around is the lack of support from my husbands family. They say he is so precious to them as he is to me....but refuse to help. Stating their support is to help me. Yet I spent xmas eve and xmas day looking after him so no time to cook an xmas lunch. I've not had one of them ask if I need any help and I'm always criticised for anything myself or the carers do to help my husband. They clearly have no idea now hard and tiring it is looking after someone. I love my husband very much and would never ever give up on him. but I'm tired and just wish at least one of them would help me even if it's just to say do you need something to eat or I'll sit with him for 5 mins whilst you go and have a cuppa. My husband is in a minimal conscious state so is not able to do anything for himself or even tell me if there is anything wrong. I have to work this out for myself by his vocal sounds and signs of distress. Sorry if I'm rambling on....just need someone to help.
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