My MIL is currently in the hospital after biting and assaulting her Social Worker. She is 65 Bipolar and Schizophrenic and has Dementia. Even now at the hospital her behavior is so beligerent that she requires restraints. Short of medicating her to the point that she is so druged up she can't be beligerent, I don't know what they will do with her. Any thoughts or experience with this type of thing.Answer Question
Answer by SweetLuci at 2:06 PM on Nov. 17, 2010
There are nursing home that specialize in Psychiatric patients . My great grand mother has many of the conditions your MIL has and we found a home that took her and she was able to maintian there. They had more one on one nurses who were trained to deal with her needs and out burst . I am surprised that she has a Social worker and she has not help you all find one of these homes. Good Luck.
Answer by karing4elmas at 2:07 PM on Nov. 17, 2010
Answer by MomMom23 at 2:17 PM on Nov. 17, 2010
Perhaps the questions posted at this forum can give you addition help. Caregivers Forum for Alz
Answer by musicmom08 at 2:25 PM on Nov. 17, 2010