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takesnoprisoners Thu 01-Sep-16 12:47:19

A local acquaintance (who is a really lovely lady) has been seriously ill and I became aware of this today while having a chat with a neighbour. I am not really friends with her or socialize with her, but I do really like her and have enjoyed the chats we have had. Also, she reminds me a lot of my mum and the illness is what my mum had as well. Will it be really odd if I paid her a visit? What am I supposed to take with me? Flowers? Help please. confused

crje Thu 01-Sep-16 12:51:22

Is she home, out of bed?
She may not like acquaintances to visit her in hospital or her bedroom.

BackforGood Thu 01-Sep-16 12:55:56

I think it would be lovely. tbh, if she is ill or not, it's still nice to have a visit. Take a little bunch of flowers from the garden maybe (if she's at home - no good in hospital), or a slice of cake or a fruit pie or something.... you can say 'you had more than you could eat'. It's fine to take nothing, but if I make a pie or cake, I use it as an excuse to pop round to elderly neighbour for a chat, which is why I thought that.

takesnoprisoners Thu 01-Sep-16 12:58:02

Thank you for your replies. She is at home and in a lot of pain. I think I will pop in for 10 minutes and hopefully wont be a burden on her.

crje Thu 01-Sep-16 13:17:30

I'm sure she will appreciate it.

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