Earlier this week I wrote a short post about the benefits of a baby monitor in supporting life with my Dad who is terminally ill. It allows him to be in bed but still remain connected to my Mum, myself or anyone else who is at home looking out for him. There were a few … More Technology for living Pt2
I was going to write a post about my Mum for carer’s week but found this one that I wrote last year so thought the general introduction to how amazing she is, was already done. So then I wondered what would be most useful and thought I’d reflect on the #swscmedia discussion on twitter the … More A carer’s skill set
Just a quick update today to let you know I can conclusively prove there is no such thing as tempting fate! A couple weeks ago at the start of December I wrote Tempting fate this Christmas? and explained my concerns about getting too confident that we would manage another Christmas with my Dad (who is … More Christmas 2011 – there is no such thing as tempting fate!
Ma and Pa – Jan 2011 This post is dedicated to my mum. She is one of the 6million people in the UK who are carers, although it is only recently that she has come to consider herself as such. My mum lives next door to my grandparents who are both in their 90s, they live … More My mum – a post for #carersweek