Hello I’m Paul welcome to my blog.
This is the story of our journey: an honest account of our lives after Maureen's diagnosis of dementia following stroke in February 2014.
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I eventually let my head rule my heart yesterday morning. Once again our Key Worker kept me on the straight and narrow and eased Maureen into Alderlea Care Home. He remains the only professional who Maureen remembers and trusts! Now I’m … Continue reading
Maureen has been incredible over the last three days. Our Little Diamond has worked tirelessly on my daily shopping list of activities. I’m beginning to wonder if she has been using laughing gas as hysterics greet me when I return from … Continue reading
Out Little Diamond always plays it cool when she arrives for her carer sit. She is not of the ‘wham bam thank you mam school’: telling Maureen what she is going to do to her as soon as she walks in … Continue reading
The case for a review of the Mental Capacity Act has been made and accepted. Unfortunately, Brexit has meant that it is not a priority at the moment. However, I would humbly suggest that in this area common sense has gone out … Continue reading
Our Little Diamond is back this morning: fondly known as the ‘Pocket Rocket’ by her Agency. It is a relief to know that she is also on duty over the weekend. We haven’t seen her since Monday and her colleagues … Continue reading
When I told Maureen about my forthcoming birthday treat she was delighted. Last week I secretly booked a three-day trip to Thoresby Hall; where a Rat Pack Tribute: will be providing entertainment. Since ‘my confession’, she has been singing along with … Continue reading
I have no doubt that there will be some casualties from the Local Authority’s DOLs Application. It was an appalling document: calling my wife ‘Mary’ on one occasion and also stating that she was my ‘father’. When you see the … Continue reading
I’ll find out this morning if I have got my knickers in a twist based on a misunderstanding. The Local Authority has applied to allow me to deprive Maureen of her liberty. It is perhaps fortunate that their application- despite … Continue reading
Afternoon tea was taken again yesterday. Scones with strawberry jam and cream were followed by Bakewell Tart. This new routine is part of a cunning plan to entice neighbours into our home. Aunty Clarice has already accepted her invitation. I’m sure … Continue reading