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Son he has guardianship over her. What can she do to get her rights back?

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My advice is to get the court to let you get POA. There is paperwork to fill out to change a POA. Start with that and then have her give you the POA. Make sure you have the right people to help you out if you need any help!
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Trazodone is an antidepressant, BUT is also commonly used in brain injury. You are looking up these drugs and their usual labeled uses and thinking the doctors are just idiots and don't know she does not have depression. PLEASE educate yourself on "traumatic brain injury" -usually the hospital has educational material they give to families. It must be agonizing to think her care is being so badly mismanaged, but I think you will end up being more comfortable when you understand better what is really going on.
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She has not had a history of depression, dementia, seizure s,muscle twitch e's , uncontrolled muscle movements or confusion, or narcolepsy. She is being given two different drugs to treat depression: ability and trazodone. These are the others lipitor, ritalin, Aricept, keppra, amantadine, pepcid, vitamin d. She do not need to be on six of the nine medications: ritalin, aricept, abilify, keppra, trazodone, amantadine: these six produce side effects for each other to be treated.
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I may be just guessing and going out on a limb - but if what you mean is she says she wants to go home, and she is not ready - then her son is doing the right thing to keep her in the rehab. Many or even most people with brain injury, particularly early on, don't realize what has happened and think everything will be back to normal if they can just go home; they are often very unaware of what they are not able to do and need help with, to the point of not being safe. Often a person with a brain injury who can't walk yet will not remember that and will keep getting up out of bed without help, and risk re-injury that way. I think it is very possible that her son is absolutely doing the right thing to insist she stays in rehab for a while and maximize her chances of real recovery to a better level of function.
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Well, holding the statin makes sense, some people have memory or cognitive problems on it; it could always be resumed later. Ritalin and amantidine are stimulants used early in the course of brain injury to increase arousal and participation and may be tapered off if no longer needed. Keppra is commonly used as a seizure preventive, and with the exception of some penetrating "open" brain injury should generally be tapered off and the person can then be observed closely for any emergence of subtle seizure activity. You don't want her on Abilify if not absolutely necessary - so many people get drug-induced Parkinsonism from it after brain injury, and if it was just for severe agitation and that's better now it would make sense to get off that.

I would say to find anything you can to read on "traumatic brain injury" and stages of recovery. Not sure what to say about court and guardianship; if she is recovering there will be a lot of change, but at times, judgement and what they call "executive functions" may not be very good or at least not as good as they were before. Any guardianship would probably need to be temporary as she may continue to improve quite a bit.
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Not sure what most of those are due to spelling. Lipid or is for cholesterol, keppra, as you say is for seizures. She may not have had a grand Mal seizure, but absence seizures are pretty common with head injuries. It just looks like the person is lost in thought for a moment. Ability is used to boost the effect of another antidepressant. Can you get the Don to sit with you and one of the docs to talk about what is going on, and why he doesn't want her to go to court now? Do you have a friend or relative you trust you can bring along who can listen with no emotion? You're upset, obviously and for good reason, but you need to get a clearer picture of what is going on here.
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Lipitor 10mg, retain 20gm, a man tagine 100mg, keppra,500mg, never had seizure in her lift even to this day, ability 5mg. Out of 9
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What medications has she stopped taking?
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It sounds like Dorothy needs ll the help she can get. Try to get any and all friends and neighbors to petition the court for her rights.
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How can this continue to happen to her in this controlling inverment by her son
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The latest on this the medicine that she take is messing with her thoughts so she stop taking so I'm of them and her thoughts has become more clear. And now her son had told the facility if she stop taking her all her medicine do not let her go to court on the 25th of august 2014 and facility agreed what can she do.
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Restore appears to be a Neurobehavioral center for people with serious brain injuries. What do her doctors at this center say about her ability to live independently again?
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it sounds like her son just wants her money. Make a stand don't let him take control be firm.
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You stated it is the Gwinett county court. This is in Georgia, right? My suggestion is that you have a mental competency test done by a physician before going to court and have the physician that administers it subpoenaed. If she is competent, this should take care of it. I'm not a lawyer, but this just seems like it would have to be accepted by the court.
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Sheneedhelp, try to find someone in your synagogue, mosque, or other religious organization who can help you with sharing your thoughts in our language. It seems like the language barrier is a real issue to offering advice to you.
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If you are in Georgia and have been living together since before 1/1/97 you may be considered common law spouses, something that would be important to you. I have been to many court hearings in FL where the patients rights were challenged. Help her get her thoughts together so she can present a good case without emotion or crying. If necessary you may seek a public defender as patients have the right to be represented.
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sheneedhelp123, curious why your "wife's" son doesn't want you to have any contact with her? You need to be up front with us so we can help you.

By the way, in the eye of the Court, you have no legal connection to your "wife" since you are not married. Even being a fiancée is in word only, not a legal title.
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Are you from Israel?

You reallay need to respond to the poster's questions, specifically, because they can't offer you any help unless you do.

In what country was the son awarded guardianship?
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Unfortunately for you, those laws have no legal standing in this country. The son has the right to act on her behalf while she was incapacitated. Now that she is better, enjoy the time you spending with her. Hopefully the courts will see she is competent to make her own decisions and then you both can move on with your lives together.
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I was there the first five days and then her son stopped us from seeing each other for 78 days and now have been with her for the last 13 days smile.
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Yes i am her fiancee in human law but in yah we law we our married in his eyes
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To a bag ail she need very little physical therapy the accident was more head injury and now she is 95% better.
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sheneedhelp123, where were you when all this was going on?
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She can make her own decisions very very well and that's no lie but her right are lost what can she do before the court date.
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I believe the original poster meant rehabilitative center. He refers to the woman as his wife not his Fiancee'. His understanding of the English language shows he came from another country. Not enough information to give helpful advice.
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There is NOT enough information here to really help. If the poster is her husband and does not have 'rights' or whatever this is odd in and of itself. Too little information. The way the son is spoken of it sounds as if son is not his.. second marriage? This can put a whole different spin on the situation. Restore center? I have never heard that term. Need more info.
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I see you are in Gwinnett Georgia.
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Consult a solicitor. Clearly this is a legal issue and the son cannot override what his mother wants if she is able to communicate her wishes.

He has to be taken out of the picture. Speak to the police in the first instance, but do get the facility's welfare or social worker involved. They know the law.


Are you in Wales?
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Not enough info here. Did your fiancé have a stroke or other condition that left her unable to oversee her own care for a while? Does she have money or asserts that the son is trying to control? Does she have advanced healthcare directives or a durable power of attorney? I would have her ask the social worker to talk to her with you in the room and tell the social worker she has her permission to discuss her medical care with you, if that's what she wants. My guess is that the hearing on the 25th is for her son to gain guardianship. These Things take time my guess is it has been enough time for it to happen. I am praying the judge looks at it from all angles and sorts it out in the best interest of your fiancé. God bless you.
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How old is she? Does she need OT / PT before she can function independently. That entails occupational and physical therapy to build up her strength and reteach how to do some skills she may have lost while in the rehabilitation center (restore). Sounds as if you need to talk to a case manager. Good luck
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