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Old 22-03-18, 08:21 PM   #11
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Default Re: Care homes

Originally Posted by Brian2001 View Post
hi Howard, `it is a minefield when seeking nursing care for a loved one.
From my experience: never give up battling for what you feel is right. Challenge every decision you feel is weak or wrong. Make it clear that 'they' are there to look after your loved one and not to be your friend. Be prepared to fall out with all that do not do their best on behalf of your loved one.
This is the ONLY way to be able to put your hand on your heart and say:
' I have done my best today, given the information I have'.

-wishing you strength to battle through the challenges ahead.
(please search for my past posts where I cover some of the challenges)


Thanks Brian. I am quite daunted by the whole thing but do at least have support from family and my wife's family.

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