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A week's break from caring for my father


CarerPenny - Female, Herts

Herts - Sat, 30 Jul 2016

I care for my elderly father who has dementia. He doesn't need much help usually although he needs to be watched over as he wanders and leaves the gas cooker on.

I want to go away for a week - does anyone know whether the NHS or social services will arrange his care while i go away?

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