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Welp, My mother ended up in the hospital anyways.
I was at the nursing home about to sign the admission papers and prep her room when the aid called. Mother had gone off the wall again running up and down the hall banging on apartment doors and hurt the aid.
The admission guy told me to "get out! I am not comfortable with this situation" - crap. I called the ambulance and had her admitted.
Truly dont know if that NH will take her now, and to tell the truth I have had it with the whole thing- burnt out to a crisp, PTSD, in pain, exhausted.

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Mica tossing a ball must be a common thing in these situations. I remember my Mom at the Rehab place. At the time she thought tossing, actually kicking a ball was beneath her. I remember us wheeling her into the cafeteria and a chinese man pointing to my Mom and saying "she kick ball good' Funny and sad at the same time.
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So happy to read you could take your shoes off and relax for a while! You DESERVE it!! We're here for you.
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Lord bless you sweetheart. Glad the got her stable so quickly!
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Fantastic for you mica.....worst case scenario turns out almost perfect..... so glad this is over for you.. this part anyway.... leave those shoes off for awhile...
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i said months- make that 10 years!
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SHE's IN !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
we went and set up room and she was transported from hospital and had lunch!
After that she wanted to wander, so off we went and she said "hi" to everyone in their wheelchairs. We sat in a nice big room looking at the woods- then they got everyone together to toss a ball and we left!
lord help them :O
I actually took my shoes off after all these months of running around after her care. My brain is still yacking at me, but I am telling it to "shush"
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Mom needed the 24/7 caregiver after returning from the hospital for about five weeks. Yes, it was an additional cost of about $2,500.00 a week.

Just a couple of weeks ago, mom was in an altercation, pushed a woman down into a chair, thank goodness. So, now they are watching her very carefully again.
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Mica, ths happened to my mom a few days after the move to memory care. She was hospitalized and the meds straightened out. That does not mean her meds were wrong, but that the move caused anxiety and anger. After the hospitalization the facility also required a 24/7 caregiver to be with her. The extra attention seemed to help as well as the change in meds. In the last couple of weeks, my Mom has started to become more aggressive, and I wonder if she too will end up in a geri psych facility. Only time will tell.

Hang on it is a wild ride. You have done so much for your mom, it is now time to step back and let the pros figure it out. The hospital should arrange all transport, and remember Mom's condition is not your fault, and you are not able to provide the necessary care.
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Prior post... "you do not take your mom ANYWHERE"
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Mica, another thing. You are not responsible for your mom's behavior. Her broken brain is. Everyone in the hospital and the NH knows that. Please don't feel shame over this. Not your fault, and not hers either.
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