Dementia: Picking Up The Pieces

Maureen remains bruised and broken from her experiences in Ladysmith Care Home.

She is now frightened if I’m out of sight fearing I have left her

Her G P will make a home visit around noon.

The Capacity Assessment has been postponed until she is well enough to have the best chance of demonstrating capacity.

This is the second time that respite has had a negatives outcome for my poor wife: she is now a shadow of her former self.

 

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About Remember Me

I am a retired adult educator. My wife had a stroke in February 2014 and now has mixed dementia. Her recovery from stroke has been exceptional apart from 50% loss of peripheral vision and vascular damage. 'Dharma For Dementia' is my approach to being Maureem's Care Partner: it aims to end the suffering of 'Prescribed Disengagement' (Swaffer) .
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