My Uncle Geoff has been placed in a respite home.
My uncle Geoff who everyone says I take after in many ways – I could only wish. He is such a great man. The kindest, gentlest, warmest man you could ever wish to meet has dementia, is almost blind and almost deaf.
My dad, his sole surviving brother, only found out today because Geoff made his wife promise not to tell dad. He didn’t want dad to worry.
I love my uncle.