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my mom who is ninety eight is in a care home I visit every night my sister said she is going to get her a wheel chair to take mom out my mother has vascular dementia and I am wored that it will frighten my mom she has only been out once in three years and she told me that she didn't like it my sister never informed me that she was going to do this

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The wheel chair is for my mom she is ninty eight and has got vascular dementia mom has never been out of her car home for three years she had a stroke three years ago so is parolised down her right side but I'm wired that mom will not like going out
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Are you saying that your sister is getting a wheelchair for the sister to use for herself or is she planning to put your mom into the wheelchair? How does the staff around the facility transport your mom? If she is used to being in one at the facility? If so, she would likely be in it if she goes outside.

I'd keep in mind that if your mom is in a wheelchair, she'll need a van with lift or be able to have mom transfer from the car to the chair. That's a big risk for someone who is not used to this and a fall could cause a fracture.
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I'm curious about where your sister is planning to take her and why she feels it is a good idea after all this time?
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Thank you for your answer my sister is the power of attorney and never askes my opinion about my mom .my sister took my mom out before and mom was really confused I know that the elderly do not like change and aspecely with vascular dementia do you think I should tell her my thoughts as she has some one coming to see mom and do her a wheel chair and at ninty eight mom wouldn't want to go out
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Pasport, who is the Power of Attorney for your Mom? If the POA isn't your sister, tell the POA what your sister plans to do. I agree with you about your Mom could become frighten by going outside.... as we all know routine is the best plan for someone with dementia.

When I moved my Dad into senior living, the only time he went out was for doctor appointments and a hair cut. I never even brought Dad back to my house and he never asked to go. He was very content being in senior living where he had his caregivers, Aides, and the confidence of knowing there is a nurse on duty all day.

You sister needs to read up on Dementia so she would have a better understanding. What might sound good and sweet to her, could cause a lot of confusion to the elder.
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