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Think you need a care home? take this test

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AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 24 Jan 2013 15:53

During a visit to my doctor, I asked him, "How do you
> determine whether or not an older person should be put in a Care Home?"
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> "Well," he said, "we fill up a bathtub, then we offer a
> teaspoon, a teacup and a bucket to the person to empty the bathtub."
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> "Oh, I understand," I said. "A normal person would use the
> bucket because it is bigger than the spoon or the teacup."
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> "No" he said. "A normal person would pull the plug. Do you
> want a bed near the window?"

Lady Cutie

Lady Cutie Report 24 Jan 2013 16:05

LOL , never mind Ann , when i'm down your way
i'll pop in and see you :-D :-D :-D
Hazelx

AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 24 Jan 2013 16:09

:-D :-D :-D

Sharron

Sharron Report 24 Jan 2013 16:19

I am just thinking that I amold enough for a care home now.

Thinking about booking in toone and leaving Fred to look after himself.

GoldenGirl1

GoldenGirl1 Report 24 Jan 2013 16:24

:-D :-D :-D

UzziInSunshine

UzziInSunshine Report 24 Jan 2013 16:54

Well I would have pulled the plug (only because I have seen it before)

But I wouldn´t mind a care home if it´s like Mum´s
1 bed apartment
3 meals a day
coffee on demand
swimming pool
gym
library
washing done (although I am not sure the right clothes always come back)
cleaning
trips out Mon -Friday
bingo (for those who play)
internet in room or pc´s in library

and to cap it all the clientel keep changing. :-D