My wife suffered a stroke about 18 mounts ago. The only mental confusion is related to our home.. She is convinced there are two homes that are exactly alike and that we are living in one that belongs to some one else. There in no way to convince her other wise. All other mental abilities are functional.
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of tea. My Dad's sundowning has exploded out of control...
" ...wish we all could sit down and have a cup of tea. My Dad's sundowning has exploded out of control - he also has vascular dementia. I hope my Dad will settle down some - like your Mom.... "
day may actually be making her behavior worse. Sundowning...
" ...effect on her behavior. Preventing her from sleeping during the day may actually be making her behavior worse. Sundowning is related to being overly tired. Naps during the day can help lessen her... "
relief and keep her from sundowning and breaking a hip....
" ...of your bad options? The goal is giving her some pain relief and keep her from sundowning and breaking a hip. Or ...sleep all day and getting pneumonia. If she's been on Percocet and xanax since 1967... "
acute situations needing immediate control (e.g., sundowning...
" Haldol is commonly prescribed for agitation, for acute situations needing immediate control (e.g., sundowning). You are certainly not to ...about what happened asap. Haldol can cause seizures. The... "
s any improvement. My mums Sundowning eased a lot once we...
" ...whining noise is because your wife is in pain I cannot say, but ...that pain is under diagnosed in people with Dementia. So do speak to her GP about trying out regular pain relief to see if their is... "
e idea is to PREVENT the sundowning, because once th...
" Mom is experiencing \"sundowning\" more often now, usually 3x ...1 mg/mL Diphenhydramine 12.5 mg/mL Haloperidol 2 mg/mL. Obviously this approach is not working for her, so I ...a day would be better. The... "
Getting rest can help lessen sundowning behaviors....
" ...and adjust the enviroment but when a LO is sundowning like your Mom they need relief. Try getting her ...part of the afternoon. Getting rest can help lessen sundowning behaviors. Also look for all... "
se of pain relief as she explained mums Sundowning looked...
" ...with the appropriate person. On the advise of our Admiral Nurse we increased mums dose of pain relief as she explained mums Sundowning looked like it was caused ...than by being aggressive or... "
several years and until recent it controlled her Sundowning...
" DW took Lorazapam for the past several years and until recent it controlled her Sundowning. Over the last 3weeks she's ...combinations and doseages -Morphine Ativan, Haldol, Seroquol & Restoral. net... "
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