I've read a lot of the posts on here with interest. Whilst comforting that I am not alone, it's concerning that there are so many issues and a lack of support when people are discharged from hospital. My partner suffered a brain haemorrhage as a result of an AVM in October 2015. He was discharged from hospital just before Easter and we've just been left with no support apart from friends and family. He is independently mobile, albeit with some left sided weaknesses and balance issues, and can make a cup of tea, his breakfast etc but cannot remember to take his medication, even though he has reminders set on his mobile. This obviously frustrates me and we've had a few fall outs as a result. Has anyone any advice on ways we could try to help remind him? Also, we've started (with the advice of the GP) to reduce some of his medications - specifically carbamazepine. He was only given this as a form of sedative to settle him when he first arrived in the rehab unit in January. He's constantly exhausted and struggles with motivation to get up and then complete basic tasks which I've tried to encourage to establish a daily routine. I feel I'm constantly nagging him to do things. It's really draining and I'm becoming an emotional wreck which isn't helping him at all. I'm sure I'm not alone but I'm beginning to panic, as I'm returning to work in just under 3 weeks time and I need to be confident he can remember to take his medication. He will refuse external help, so would be interested to know if anyone has been through the same and how they dealt with it?
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