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GinN Report 6 Jan 2013 20:23

You all make me feel quite humble. I do it out of duty, and I know I couldn't without my husband's support: he is the real caring one.


BrianW Report 6 Jan 2013 13:11

My BiL has ben with us since 2007 with his mum when she was taken ill. She died in 2010.
We haven't yet investigated Chelmsford Mencap, but probably should do.
My BiL went to a day centre in Romford some years ago when they live there, but complained of being picked on or bullied so was taken out of it. I don't know how he would react to the idea now.


Suzanne Report 6 Jan 2013 01:01

thank you LESLEY

for you <3 <3


Diamonds-R-A-Girls-Best-Friend Report 6 Jan 2013 00:53

For Suzanne :-D <3


Suzanne Report 6 Jan 2013 00:37

LESLEY im the same age as your sister would have been,and im a carer for my daughter,and work full time as a nurse.
whats your sisters birth date? <3


Diamonds-R-A-Girls-Best-Friend Report 6 Jan 2013 00:20

I always promised my mum that I would take care of my mentally handicapped sister, unfortunately my sister died before my mum, needless to say mum never got over her death. :-(

BrianW I have read before that you come from my home town, I wonder if your BIL use to/does go to Thursday evening Gateway Club, if so you may have known my sister Sarah she would have been 49 now.

Okay I'm a balling again so another box of tissues needed.:-S :-( <3


Suzanne Report 6 Jan 2013 00:06

I do it 12hrs a day at work,and then come home and do it again,thats life,

work and home are not any different, done with love <3 <3 <3 <3


Sharron Report 6 Jan 2013 00:03

I do it because it is there to do but I think proper carers are pretty damned brilliant.


Mersey Report 5 Jan 2013 23:54

Absolutley agree Suzanne....

:-) <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3


Suzanne Report 5 Jan 2013 23:44

you should all give yourselfs a medal.

but of course all you have all done for your loved ones,youve done with love <3 <3 <3


MrDaff Report 5 Jan 2013 22:48

Uzzi, yes, I think a better recording ....... tk u <3
Don't need the video though...just close my eyes to see ...



Wend Report 5 Jan 2013 22:00

Thankyou too Uzzi xxx


UzziWithTears Report 5 Jan 2013 21:33

Mr Daff a better YT is

Thank you for this.


BrendafromWales Report 5 Jan 2013 20:29

Thank you for your replies about disposal of items...I will have another go!


BrianW Report 5 Jan 2013 16:23

I had bags and catheters after my prostate cancer op and the clinic at the hospital was happy to take bake the unused excess when I no longer needed them.


Sharron Report 5 Jan 2013 16:06

Brenda,I did the trying to get rid of hundreds of leg bags routine.I had not realized that seven night bags equal one leg bag and filled the cupboard.

The nigght of a power cut he had to go into a local rest home and I mentioned to the manager.She was only too pleased to take them.


GinN Report 5 Jan 2013 15:54

Just seen your above posting, Sharron. He drove my Mam crazy when she was alive, so I knew just what to expect after she died, but at least he is a bit more gracious to me than he was to her.
I suppose my Hubby feels more patience because he's not so attached, but then, he is a very caring sort.



MrDaff Report 5 Jan 2013 14:40

Brenda, have you tried McMillan's ? Even if they won't take them, they may be able to advise on an alternative from of disposal?

I was fortunate in that St Davids Hospice took all except already open packets of items.



BrendafromWales Report 5 Jan 2013 14:20


I have tried the hospice where OH died and they don't want them...


Merlin Report 5 Jan 2013 13:31

Brenda, If you have a "Hospice" in your area,perhaps they would find a use for them ,as they mostly rely on charity I would think they would be most grateful .**M**.