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On 8 Nov 2014 at 4:27pm Ali R wrote:
Thinking of moving a parent in to a nursing home, any recommendations or experiences please!
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On 8 Nov 2014 at 6:20pm Local wrote:
Involve said parent in the decision.
 
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On 8 Nov 2014 at 8:38pm Ali R wrote:
Has been in a care home of their choice for over the last 2 years, now immobile, failing fast ...... barely able to speak. Want a place that will give care and dignity, I want to get it right. Don't want to move parent, but care home have said they are unable to meet the needs of the patient. Need local knowledge please.
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On 8 Nov 2014 at 9:57pm Bongo wrote:
I think your best option is to speak to your parents GP and ask them to get your parent onto the Fast Track Pathway programme. That would remove the responsibility for you of finding an appropriate nursing home, and of any financial burden such as carers costs. You must press for this, it is a service specifically to help you and your family cope with a terminally ill relative.
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On 9 Nov 2014 at 11:25am Sjep76 wrote:
I would definitely recommend looking around Barons Down. I used to work there and it is a lovely place.
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On 9 Nov 2014 at 2:31pm AF wrote:
Whatever you do avoid Holm Lodge in Ringmer.
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On 9 Nov 2014 at 8:29pm WTF wrote:
BUPA Uckfield. Did my Dad proud for the last week of his life.
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On 10 Nov 2014 at 9:37pm Peasant wrote:
Have a look at Lime Tree House in Ringmer.
You will have to match facilities to need, and to means, though.


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