Hi, Dad is becoming much less active now and tends to spend most days sitting in his chair. He also needs assistance getting in/out of bed and dressing etc. He can't walk un-aided. We have a family trip planned to Dorset in a few weeks, we've managed to book Dad into a nursing home that does 'holidays' so that we can stay near by and all enjoy the time together. However Mum is getting increasingly concerned that he may not be fit enough for the journey. Just a short trip is quite painful for both. Dad is like a naughty child and can't help but mess around with the controls. This is very distracting for Mum. I've suggested sitting Dad in the back, but we're worried he'll undo his seatbelt and try and get out. He complains he's not comfortable if he's in the car too long. We're trying to sort it that one of the family sits with him in the car, but we're all going at different times/days so its proving quite difficult. The journey is 3 1/2 hours. Any suggestions?? It would be such a shame for them both to miss out on a few days by the sea, but I feel that Mum will cancel if she can't find a solution.
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