I shall try and keep this brief, but , if anyone has advice to give on this I'd be grateful.
My lovely dad has been in a care home for a year or so, as my mum was making herself ill looking after him.
She is at home, which is nearby. I am 2 hours away by car.
On Friday he stopped receiving his medication, on the advice of his doctor, which we accept, so he is dieing. But he is peaceful, and usually lucid and knows us.
I have come up and I'm staying with him, sleeping in the room. But my mum was very surprised that I'm doing it that I'm questioning whether it is appropriate. The home are accepting and caring . My dad is physically strong and this could go on for some time. But, if I was dad, I would want someone with me.
On the other hand, I can't understand why my mum isn't here. She came in for half an hour yesterday .
Dad asks me what is happening and I just say that he's poorly. I don't know if I should tell him the truth . Or how I would do that.
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