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Combatting perceived loneliness when in fact carer there 24/7

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    My mother in law who has dementia gets extremely upset about being “left on her own” and is “sick of feeling lonely

    My partner is her 24/7 live in caregiver. He is with her pretty much every minute of every day. My MIL has mini meltdowns about being left on her own and feeling so lonely. My issue with this is that she is far from either of those things…. she just doesn’t remember. My partner, her son, can barely have five minutes to go to the toilet and she is looking for him because in her mind, he has left her on her own “all day”. How do we combat this?? It is driving him insane

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