Category Archives: Mixed Dementia

Dementia: I Got Them Off!

I’m counting my blessings following some positive developments this week, culminating in ‘getting them off Maureen’ this morning. Our New Girls are both excellent additions to our team of carers and our Agencies are on board with sending the same … Continue reading

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Dementia: ‘Take Your Time’

This song from Buddy Holly came to mind when Maureen woke today at 4.30am: Maureen’s early morning presentation gave me hope that my dear wife had come back. She had made her way up to the marital bedroom last night as I … Continue reading

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Dementia: Tying Up Loose Ends

Things went relatively well yesterday as I tied up a few loose ends: I tidied up the layout of my Blog to make it more user-friendly. I contacted the Agency of New Girl/Sat and Sun to praise her work. I … Continue reading

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Dementia: Seeking Firmer Ground

It has taken our builders a couple of weeks to prepare the ground for our Day Room.  The footings have now been dug, the concrete poured, and bricklaying will begin in earnest today.  As I have watched their painstaking work I … Continue reading

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Dementia: Heads Up Pays Off

My ad-hoc induction of a new carer paid off yesterday, as on my return from the Leisure Centre Maureen was keen to introduce me to ‘the new lady’.  The new kid on the block had thanked me earlier for giving her … Continue reading

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Dementia: ‘Just Go For It!’

Girl Tuesday afternoon, now also Our Night Sitter (ONS) arrived last night on schedule at 10 pm for the beginning of her shift.  Maureen was asleep on the couch when she arrived so I let her in and hot-footed it upstairs to … Continue reading

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Dementia: Special Measures

  On Thursday things went from bad to worse as the day progressed:  Girl Thursday advised me it was her last shift as she needed to change her working hours. The Alzheimer’s Society told me that I would no longer … Continue reading

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