My dad died last night after a fortnight of wanting to go. During that time the staff in the care home where he was have been amazing. They have not only cared for him physically but also mentally. They sat with him, talked to him, washed him and kept his mouth clean and moist. They also supported me at all times. It is not a nursing home just a residential care home.
He was 96 and wanted to go. He had had enough of the hoists, he couldn't hold a pen any more so could not write in his diary or do his puzzles and was disinterested in eating.
I can't really single one person out although of course some of them had more to do with him than others and I am wondering what I can do to show my appreciation apart from a thank you letter of course.
Also my mother is in the dementia unit of the same home and they have not seen each other for about 6 months. Do I tell her he is gone as she will get upset then promptly forget or do I not say anything. Has anyone any experience of this?
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