I've been feeling the need to post on here for some time but now I'm desperate for advice. My 22 year old son had a TBI 2 half years ago. He was on life support and eventually pulled through however he struggles with daily life . He's had to reduce his hours at work so struggles financially, we have to keep 'topping his income up' which is difficult but we do it. My main worry is ( and the reason I'm posting) last night we had yet another near disaster. He left the sandwich toaster on all night , woke up to strange smell and Underneath the kitchen unit was red hot and wiring almost melted. This kind of thing happens a lot, he runs a bath with no plug in, leaves tv on and goes out leaves Windows and doors unlocked, cooker on, freezer door open the list goes on and on. I've only just began sleeping following a couple of years of restless nights worrying about him and I'm sure he's getting worse. He just can't grasp completing any task as he forgets some of the simplest things. What can I do to keep us all safe??? Is there any alarms / reminders etc available to assist us? He did have an OT that taught him strategies to deal with memory loss but he can't even remember these anymore. He's also on medication as he struggles to sleep . We worry about how he will ever live independently and can't leave him to go on holiday either. I feel as though I'm constantly nagging him but I know he can't help it. Any ideas for additional support????
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