When they can't (or won't) walk anymore... - page 2

My father-in-law ambulated fairly well until he had a psychotic episode last week. My husband hurt himself picking him up, and when my husband would try o help him walk he would stiffen up and lean... Read More

  1. by   HM2VikingRN
    Conceivably this could result in a wave of bankruptcies for the adult children...
  2. by   adrienurse
    Okay I don't know anything about the politics of medicaid hooha or whatever (being canadian). I have some questions related to his loss of ambulation though. What was determined to have caused the psychotic episode? Was it organic in nature? Was it an infection? If so perhaps something physical needs to be cleared up as the cause of his decrease in ambulation. Second, what meds is he on now after his psychotic episode. These may be impairing his balance or be causing some sedation.