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Member advice on choosing a residential care home

(+) There is always someone on hand for old folk who need it (-) They have very few 'rights' when they are in there (*) (On Ciao since: 01/2004)

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Member Advice on Being in Foster Care or Children's Homes

(+) At least I wasn't put in a "home" (-) There are some foster parents that have no right to be (*) (On Ciao since: 07/2003)

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Member Advice on Working Parents

(+) Overwhelming - allows me to be at home with my daughter (-) Practical complications, but all surmountable! (*) (On Ciao since: 09/2001)

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Member Advice on Communicating with your Child

(+) can open up communication, spare awkwardness (-) can cause awkwardness, not direct (*) (On Ciao since: 07/2001)

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Member Advice on Bottle Feeding

(+) Anyone can feed, gives you a little more freedom. (-) The way people judge you, the lack of help and support avaliable. (*) (On Ciao since: 09/2003)

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Member Advice on Being a Good Mum

(+) Being a mum is the biggest responsibility any woman can have! (-) So many woman are not taking it serious enough! (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2002)

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Should one parent stay at home full-time?

(+) see review (-) see review (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2002)

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Member Advice on Dealing with a Stalker

(+) It's flattering...for about 2 minutes! (-) You end up hating the person (*) (On Ciao since: 06/2003)

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Member Advice on Teen Suicide

(+) I can't think of any (-) Depression, ruins your life if you let it. (*) (On Ciao since: 05/2003)

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Cellulitis

(+) No matter how small if you have a proble - get it checked out! (-) .. (*) (On Ciao since: 09/2005)

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Member Advice on Baby Stages

(+) They should have a different template... (-) ... for Cafe opinions. (*) (On Ciao since: 11/2001)

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Member Advice on Philandering

(+) Fun and sex if thats what you want, and are unhappy. (-) Loss of partner, home, security, respect, other peoples lives destroyed. (*) (On Ciao since: 02/2003)

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Member Advice on Preparing for your Baby's Arrival

(+) This'll tell you everything you could possibly want to know (-) It'll also tell you a hundred and one things you don't (*) (On Ciao since: 06/2001)

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Member Advice on Being a Good Dad

(+) Watching them grow and mature. (-) Watching as they get hurt. (*) (On Ciao since: 07/2002)

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Member advice on cot death

(+) None (-) Death of a baby & life after. (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2006)

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Do careful research before you use these places!

Advantages: There is always someone on hand for old folk who need it
Disadvantages: They have very few 'rights' when they are in there

I don't envy anyone facing the task of finding the right care home for their nearest and dearest. So far it isn't a problem I have had to face but for the last couple of years I have been a regular visitor in care homes and nursing homes and it has been ...

laramax 25.11.2006 · Read full review
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(•¿•) This Place Stinks Of Piss (•¿•)

Advantages: You get plenty of rest
Disadvantages: The standard in many is terrible

Having had the horrendous experience recently of staying in a nursing home I thought I would try and give some advice and my experience on what to expect if you ever end up in one or have to place a loved relative in one in the future. I am a youngish per ...

COOOEEE 24.11.2004 · Read full review
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Perfect?...............I just don't know.......

Advantages: Getting what you want
Disadvantages: Not getting want you want?

Update ~~~~~~ Not really a proper update, just to let you know that I have posted another photo on this op tonight of me and my bruv and Nan in her new home, she looks a bit vague cos she was looking across at Will at the time and demanding a cup of tea ...

kazziebears 16.03.2004 · Read full review
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Coffin Dodgers **** off!

Advantages: A good home provides a warm, secure, friendlly environment.
Disadvantages: So little is known about what can happen in such a place.

...Choosing a Residential Home for yourself, a family member or a loved one is a traumatic experience for all involved. To slowly watch someone you love deteriorate physically, mentally or even both is painful for you and for him or her. Feelings of helple ...

dididave 05.12.2004 · Read full review
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Who cares?? Update at bottom of op!

Advantages: You or your loved one will be taken care of
Disadvantages: It is often a hard decision to make

For 9 out of the last 12 years I have worked as a Care Assistant in Residential Care Homes caring for elderly people. I have only actually worked in 4 homes 2 for 1 day each, 1 for 2 years and the other for 7 years with a couple of breaks inbetween due t ...

tarara 02.01.2004 · Read full review
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