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elderly parent with Alzheimers and discharge from hospital

  • 21-02-2024 2:02pm
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    Long story short. My elderly mother had a fall and now is facing discharge post surgery. She lives alone and now will require fulltime care. We can't get a place in preferred nursing homes locally. What is likely to happen? The hospital want to meet family re same by end of the week with view to discharge next week. I have a relative ( in this county) who got 4 weeks transitional funding until a permanent place came up. Is that case by case or standard? A friend ( albeit in another part of the country) told me her mother got 10 weeks transitional funding.

    I hear that a step down might be offered for 2 weeks convalescence. But she needs a long stay place. Just want to be fore armed before meeting the ortho- geriatric team.