Dementia: Lucky Breaks or Excellent Choices?

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Good fortune was a feature of Monday – even the weather played its part to give us a  helping hand on our journey:

  • On Sunday Maureen accidentally damaged a flat screen television that we use as an amplifier for our record player.  Yesterday, on my way to getting it repaired, I called in at a second-hand shop and bought a Music Centre that may make the TV surplus to our requirements.
  • Rain meant that the window fitter had to delay his replacement of our ‘prison windows’ until today.
  • Fine weather is forecast today so our builders will begin laying the concrete floor in our Sun Room.
  • Maureen will have carers with her from 10 am until 5 am today after one of our Care Agencies managed to reschedule hours we were owed from the weekend.  With such a busy day ahead carers will be able to take Maureen out if she struggles with the level of activity here.

Today should be another milestone as our home takes its final steps in the process of becoming more suited to meeting Maureen’s needs.

The Best Interest Meeting that is scheduled early next month is an opportunity to ensure that the level and quality of care on offer will meet Maureen’s needs – more on that at a  later date.

As I said to our Key Worker yesterday, the only CQC rating that will be acceptable for Maureen’s Care Home – our house – is outstanding!

On his Facebook page Kelsang Dorde has offered an excellent choice today:

Tuesday lunchtime Meditation @ Madhyamaka @ 12.30 pm
Become an Inner Being


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Thank you for your kindness Dorde: if things go according to plan this morning I’ll be with you in Pocklington by noon!

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