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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: 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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Dementia: SOS

I sent up the distress flares by contacting Single Point of Access at 5.30 this morning with a request for a return phone call from Focus Adult Social Care.  A challenging evening led to a dreadful night with little sleep.  The … Continue reading

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Dementia: Enough Is Enough

Our builders knew that a storm was on the way yesterday and adjusted their plans accordingly.  They knew it would be pointless trying to lay bricks and sought safer ground to prevent being washed out on site.  If only I … Continue reading

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