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My Dad is in a senior group home since he, went through 100 days of therapy and he still cannot walk. At 88 years old he doesn't understand he needs 24 hour care he's in diapers has dementia blood clotting disease using a cathertor for a while he thinks the place he's in is just for more therapy he keeps getting pneumonia he has his own room home cooked meals living room pets to visit 24 hour care it's better then home at this point he thinks that when he gets to walking again he can go home. How expensive is guardianship. I'm his daughter with POA.

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It does sound dangerous and disruptive as well as too much for you as one person to take him home if and it sounds like a very big if, he ever walks again.I'm sorry that your siblings do not want to help you, but that is so often the story on this site.
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I have, a health and medical , financial POA and his family do tor agrees he should have 24 hour care but he thinks if he takes steps to walk again he s, going home I do everything the senior group home is perfect for him better then nursing home he can stay there as long as he can afford feels just like home my brothers and sisters don't want to help me I have to do everything he has good 24 hour care one of my Brothers tells me if he walks he has the right to go home and try it for awhile I think that's dangerous and disruptive and o would be the only one as usual doing everything I could
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What does his physician say about his dementia, mental capacity and his prognosis for walking again? If his doctor says he lacks mental capacity then the POA should kick in; I'm not sure how its written. Contact your local Area Agency on Aging of Bureau of Senior Services as they can give you info on these topics.
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Sunny, I've sorry to hear that your dad cannot walk after 100 days of therapy which is all that medicare will pay for. My mother at 78 had a stroke, went to rehab and regained the ability to walk with a walker, but after a month, fell and broke her hip. She went to rehab in a nursing home and never regained the ability to walk. She thought she could walk and had been walking and thus should be able to have gone home, but she was not able to walk and had not been walking. She stayed there four years before dying of a stroke.

How advanced is his dementia. It sounds rather far gone to me, but what does the doctor say. Is the doctor suggesting nursing home placement. Can her afford that or does he need to find a place that will take medicaid and as his POA help get him on medicaid?

Guardianship is expensive $5,000 and requires two doctors to say the person is incompetent, plus it involves going to court. I never had to get guardianship. My durable and medical POA was enough. Are you his only child or do you have any siblings?

I wish you well in this journey. Please come back and let us know how things work out, vent as much as you need to and ask more questions as they come up.
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What are chances that he'll become ambulatory again?
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