Mags, it looks like you are a saint - bless you.
Looks like you need to will, wish, and/or pray for that £75 per week.
You deserve it - so, by hook or by crook, see if you can find a way to get it.
I don't mean to seem really callous, but is there any way you can privately discuss
the situation with his GP? To find him a place in hospital, I mean.
Or is that not possible?
Can you get any support from family, friends, neighbours, social work, NHS, etc?
I'm new to this forum, and I'm horrified at some of the suffering revealed in the posts.
So I'm going to do some research and see if there's any support out there that we can avail ourselves of.
Is there no equivalent of McMillan Nurses for PD sufferers and their carers?
(If there isn't, there bloody well should be!!)
I care for my best friend, and she is, umm...difficult!!!
In all the time I've known her (about 30 years), she has been hysterically neurotic.
Because of the PD, she is on Ropinirole (aka Requip), and this has worsened her neurosis.
Then she was put on a blood-thinner (Clopidogrel), and that has merely worsened her mental state.
I'm not coping. I give her a ginger-compress for her back, and then she picks a fight with me.
Hmm, maybe we'll all pull through somehow.
I'm not saying that this is the answer, but now I've got mine off to bed, I am going to enjoy some beer and a
And if this post seems a little strange, I apologise.
I'm new here and I just wanna throw hugs everywhere.
Cos we're all hurting really badly.
Big Hugz, Budgies, Mags, Everybody :)