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Jammydodger
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When is it the end?

Postby Jammydodger » Sun Aug 23, 2015 9:11 pm

Dad's now in his final weeks & it's devastating to see someone so strong reduced to nothing.

He now eats very, very little, sleeps a lot, is really down & starting to have a few bouts of confusion. Friday he was in tears & very emotional, today he hardly spoke.

I live an hour away & mum & dad want him at home. We have district nurses in every day, Macmillan nurses are on board & now we are going to get continual care in daily.

The good news is that he is still mobile, not sure how long for.

How will I know the end is coming, I know more sleep, but just want to be there in the end.

WilliamS
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Re: When is it the end?

Postby WilliamS » Mon Aug 24, 2015 12:25 pm

Hi Jammy

Sorry to hear about your Dad. It is so hard to see someone deteriorating and it seems so fast with this illness. There's some useful information about signs of death on the Cancer Research website, although it's difficult to read knowing that it's going to happen to your loved one -

http://www.cancerresearchuk.org/about-c ... ys-of-life

Take care and be strong for your Mum too.

Jammydodger
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Re: When is it the end?

Postby Jammydodger » Sun Sep 13, 2015 7:16 pm

He sadly passed away this morning, a fighter to the end

jay
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Re: When is it the end?

Postby jay » Sun Sep 13, 2015 7:27 pm

I am so sorry,
love Jayne
xx

Didge
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Re: When is it the end?

Postby Didge » Sun Sep 13, 2015 8:28 pm

So sorry but hope it was not too traumatic. At least he is at peace now x

kittycat
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Re: When is it the end?

Postby kittycat » Mon Sep 14, 2015 3:51 am

So sorry to hear your terrible news. I know this has been an awful time for you but he's now at peace and his suffering is over.

Sue

Sueoliver
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Re: When is it the end?

Postby Sueoliver » Mon Sep 14, 2015 8:43 am

I am so very sorry to hear your news.
Love Sue xxx

PCUK Nurse Rachel C
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Re: When is it the end?

Postby PCUK Nurse Rachel C » Tue Sep 15, 2015 11:25 am

Dear Jammy,

We are so sorry to hear this sad news.

Our thoughts are with you and your family at his very difficult time and on behalf of everyone at Pancreatic Cancer UK, we offer our heartfelt condolences.

Rachel
Pancreatic Cancer Nurse Specialist.

WilliamS
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Re: When is it the end?

Postby WilliamS » Tue Sep 15, 2015 9:24 pm

Condolences on your sad loss.

kittycat
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Re: When is it the end?

Postby kittycat » Wed Sep 16, 2015 7:45 am

So sorry to hear your dreadful news.

Sue

Fifi

Re: When is it the end?

Postby Fifi » Fri Sep 18, 2015 12:35 pm

So very sorry to read about the loss of your Dad.

Leila