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Any caregivers with dementia and PD experience?

Started this discussion. Last reply by pdboy on Thursday. 3 Replies

Hello everyone.  My father is nearing the stage where dialysis is needed.  We've been discussing which form of dialysis would be best.  His healthcare team is really pushing PD, but I have concerns…Continue

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pdboy replied to Danny A.'s discussion Any caregivers with dementia and PD experience?
"Good Day  Danny I was on PD for over a year with good success. My mother-in-law had dementia. So exposure to both. Perhaps you can care facility for dementia/Alzheimer patients and ask for advice in dealing with your issue. You will need to…"
Thursday
Danny A. replied to Danny A.'s discussion Any caregivers with dementia and PD experience?
"Thanks for your response.  My healthcare team did offer their experience but the patients they described were more advanced dementia patients.  My father is quite independent...and stubborn.  With PD you have to handle the catheter…"
Apr 11
MrsCora replied to Danny A.'s discussion Any caregivers with dementia and PD experience?
"I'm sorry, but I only have experience with those two things separately and not together. Would your healthcare team be able to connect you to someone locally with that experience? Since they seem to think it will be ok, surely they've…"
Apr 10
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Any caregivers with dementia and PD experience?

Hello everyone.  My father is nearing the stage where dialysis is needed.  We've been discussing which form of dialysis would be best.  His healthcare team is really pushing PD, but I have concerns considering my father's dementia.  His dementia is considered mild; however, I think he would have difficulty following the strict guidelines with regard to care of the catheter and the whole process in general.  We've been assured that in-home assistance would be available but still feel…See More
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