Hi, my mom (77) has been diagnosed with Parkinsons and several other conditions (Asthma, Arthritis, polymyalgia, Hypertension) several years ago. She also had the issue with walking backwards, has fallen sevearl times and bradykensia (jerky movement when trying to move forward eg into a lift). In the last 12 months, there has been a detioration in her voice, her swallowing, she had a cat scan and was diagnosed with PSP. She is on alot of medication and is unsteady in her feet especially when turning around. Last week she was visiting me (we brought her over from Ireland) and she fell down the steps and cracked a rib. They just gave her painkillers and sent her home. I am trying to find out if there are PSP support groups in Sweden (have emailed a few links but no reply) or what support is available for someone when in another country suffering from PSP? Her health insurance will pay for emergency events but the day to day support I am not sure what to do. She also has these freezing moments and hot sweats and I think she blacks out during these. If I were to move her to Sweden, I have to start rrom the bottom with getting her care and in the system, getting all the multi-disciplinary support as well...(speech, physio and it's in another language) has anyone any advice who did a similar move and what do I need to consider? I currently work full time and there are three small kids in the house too. She has a stick and rollator but doesn't use these all the time. Thanks T
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