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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: Moving Ahead

I have decided not to tempt fate by calling yesterday ‘Wonderful Wednesday’ because as soon I sat on the physio’s table at 8.30 am I  knew that it was going to be a good day.  In capable hands once again, … Continue reading

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Dementia: ‘They All Know Us!’

  We would not be able to cope without the support of lots of people who live in our vicinity.  I often adapt a Citizen Khan quote ‘they all know us’ to summarise our notoriety in our neighbourhood.  What the … Continue reading

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Dementia: ‘Feelings Matter Most’ (Sheard)

Our Key Worker was with us for about an hour yesterday as part of his assessment of Maureen following the Best Interest Meeting.  As always she was pleased to see him and after he had gone she said; ‘I think … Continue reading

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Dementia: A Marathon Of Compassion

Yesterday turned into a marathon and it was almost 5 ‘o’ clock before we were able to hit the sack this morning.  Following an evening telephone conversation with a G P, I decided to take Maureen to Grimsby Hospital.  The … Continue reading

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Dementia: It’s Good News Week

Maureen will be overjoyed this morning with good news from Girl Monday. The Best Interest Meeting is now only days away. Spring is here and Maureen wants to be out in the fresh air. Maureen went for a walk on … Continue reading

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Dementia: A Timely Reminder

Ode To A Care Giver From Wellspring Village Residents at Brightview Concord River Always be patient for those in need You must be a good listener, a good listener indeed. Always be willing to lend a hand And empathize so … Continue reading

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