Posted in July 2012

Rest in peace

About an hour ago, Dan (my Grandad) took his last breath. He was at home; it was peaceful, he had a young male carer with him, my mum was in the room next door and she’d been in chatting with the carer just minutes before. He called her when Dan hadn’t taken a breath for … Continue reading

A decline towards death – my Grandad

My Grandad (known as Dan) is nearing the end of his life. He has chronic kidney failure, with added heart failure and liver failure for good measure. The kidney failure is the worst of the three. His kidneys were recently functioning at 10%; 3 months before it was at 16%, which is quite a big … Continue reading