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Hi and welcome to JA. Ray here to help you today.
You may want to involve Adult Protective Services here, make them find here a new location. Since you cannot control her and this gets beyond your ability as POA they may need to appoint her a guardian.This is cause really potential neglect because of the discharge here.They may back them up here or locate another facility.She really probably needs to be in a lock up nursing home here since she needs restrictions on her ability to leave here and get in danger.
Normally they have to give her 30 days notice but if she has become a danger to herself then they may be able to discharge her.I would involve APS immediately as this is beyond your abilities to deal with and the state here needs to be involved.
She probably needs to be in a locked facility to protect herself.
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Please don't despair here, this is a common problem, wondering away, the Protective Services need to seek guardianship for her and to place her in an appropriate facility.I see too many of these where they wander off and die, from exposure, fire ants, and other harm.You are saving her life here.
I appreciate the chance to help you today.Thanks again.
And I understood you were willing to have her live with you.That may be risky if she wanders, again I would involve APS and see what they can do for her in this situation.They have access to nursing homes, you can always take her out someday but I fear she is beyond you ability to provide care and she needs to be on a locked wing for alzheimers/dememtia here.
I specialize in Elder law and again this is not uncommon here.Thanks and the best to both of you.