Caring for a loved one with delirium: raw truths

Imagine, if you will, a large battery that, when exposed to certain environmental factors, discharges rapidly until there’s no energy left in it. That’s me. One hour in the presence of my mother when her delirium is high, when every word spoken is nonsense and paranoia, with my heart bleeding at seeing her suffering, and … Read moreCaring for a loved one with delirium: raw truths

Caring for the elderly: we can, and must, do better 

I have had a very busy week. I am happy to say a care home was found for both my parents. Within 24 hours of the home saying yes, they were both out of hospital and on their way to a room they will share and have filled with personal items rather than the blank, … Read moreCaring for the elderly: we can, and must, do better 

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