Uk news Barbara Windsor moved to care home as dementia advances, husband says London news

MetiNews.Com - Dame Barbara Windsor has been moved to a care home due to her advancing dementia, the actress’s heartbroken husband said. Scott Mitchell said the 82-year-old former EastEnders star left the couple’s home in mid-July. Dame Barbara was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in 2014 and her condition has worsened during lockdown.

Uk news Barbara Windsor moved to care home as dementia advances, husband says London news

MetiNews.Com - Dame Barbara Windsor has been moved to a care home due to her advancing dementia, the actress’s heartbroken husband said. Scott Mitchell said the 82-year-old former EastEnders star left the couple’s home in mid-July. Dame Barbara was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in 2014 and her condition has worsened during lockdown.

Uk news  Barbara Windsor moved to care home as dementia advances, husband says London news
01 August 2020 - 09:48

Breaking News ! Dame Barbara Windsor has been moved to a care home due to her advancing dementia, the actress’s heartbroken husband said. Scott Mitchell said the 82-year-old former EastEnders star left the couple’s home in mid-July. Dame Barbara was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in 2014 and her condition has worsened during lockdown. Speaking to The Sun newspaper, her 57-year-old husband said: “I feel I’m on an emotional rollercoaster. I walk around, trying to keep busy, then burst into tears. It feels like a bereavement. Barbara Windsor acted in the soap Eastenders: Pictured with her onscreen sons (BBC/Kieron McCarron) “It’s always been my biggest fear, that one day I would have to take her somewhere and she’d be thinking, ‘Why would he do this to me?’ “That fear has become a reality. It’s something I never wanted.” Read more Barbara Windsor's Alzheimer's worsened in lockdown, Ross Kemp says Mitchell, Dame Barbara’s husband of 20 years, said she moved to a care home in London and he has decorated her room to make it as welcoming as possible.

. Speaking of the day he left Dame Barbara at the home, Mitchell said: “I’ll never forget the feeling of emptiness. I felt sick in the pit of my stomach that I’d left her. I still feel like that. “By the time I got home and went to bed, I just felt desperately sad. It’s been 27 years since we met and we spent so much of that time in each other’s company. It feels like another chapter has gone.” Read more Dame Barbara Windsor needs '24-hour care' as Alzheimer's worsens Dame Barbara was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s six years ago and made the news public in 2018. Both Dame Barbara and her husband have campaigned to raise awareness of the illness, which is most common in people over the age of 65.

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Uk news Barbara Windsor moved to care home as dementia advances, husband says London news


Uk news Barbara Windsor moved to care home as dementia advances, husband says London news


Uk news Barbara Windsor moved to care home as dementia advances, husband says London news


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