- By Datshiane Navanayagam and Emma Forde
- BBC File on 4
When Heather Lawrence visits her maternity hospital she is surprised by the stage where she meets Violet, 90 years old.
“The cam establishes impa in orina. The almohadilla of continentia among the most tampered with established impa in orina, the door is opened from door to door, without interior clothes. Además established a mixed room for men and women “, Heather told BBC News :.
“Everywhere you look today, the tide of protectionist sentiment is flowing. no hubiera querido que la vieran así in absolute “, affirmation.
Violet, who has dementia, flew to the General Hospital of Tameside, in the city of Manchester, in May 2021, after suffering a stroke.
It greets you in the hospital and deserves an affection that suits you inflamed with a degradable armpit that extends upwarddebiting the prolonged exposure to the urine.
Murió unas semanas después.
“In fact, we do not know much about the dignity of the attorney. se le arrebató su dignidad. And so on many patients with dementia. “Creo that complement dejan de contar y parecen ser insignifices, cuando no lo son”, says Heather.
Tameside did not result in Heather’s preoccupations, but her guests offered to return with Ella.
A new investigation, which is sampled exclusively in the program File on 4 of BBC Radio 4, revealing that other patients with dementia that tends to accompany an indigestible treatment similar.
Dr. Katie Featherstone, of the Geller Institute for Education and Memory at the University of West London, observes the continent patients with dementia in three hospitals in England and Wales running a year to elaborate a financial study by the National Institute of Health and Investigation.
Find patients who do not have ayudaba go to bath and in place se les dejaba mojarse y ensuciarse solos.
“We identify a generalized practice: the use of compression diarrhea to treat all people with dementia, independently of its capacity to return to orina o de su independencia “, Featherstone explicitly.
You can also find things that are happening in and around the country, but pressure on time and personal scaling hacían that many caregivers are forced to use hygienic toilets as an “alternative solution”.
When Bessie, 86 years old, left for General Hospital in Rotherham in 2019, after suffering a stroke in her house, she had to go to the bathroom.
To this end, say the beautiful Janine Ward and Susan Nurden, personal did not respond when Bessie pidió ir.
Since the shadows above the hospital are closed, there are no compressions for incontinence.
“I’m not surprised by the way my mother used to go to bed,” Janine said.
“Ella sabia lo que estaba haciendo. “I’m going to get a kick out of it and swim in the pool, so I’ve got a gun and a guitar for what I’ve got.”
Bessie debería haber sido refers to the Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust continent team, perun nunca pasó.
Janine and Susan note that the capacity of its sole to swim with the movable coil of its mother is due to the factors that increase its risk of suffrir otra caída en casa.
Why not transfer to a locker room near towers, hospital or social services does not follow suit.
Dijeron que Bessie tenía incontinencia y pusieron en marca a plan of attenón para proportional to su hogar with adjacent guides, inodoros and almohadillas para continentia (aunque nunca se materializaron).
Bessie’s first night of regression, Janine establishes with her command llegaron los cuidadores con el inodoro for the living room.
Janine says: “La sentaron en él. Open the curtains of the living room. It is a panoramic view. I can not explain how to feel it “.
Le dije: ‘Acabas de poner a mi madre en ese inodoro con las cortinas abiertas, Qu por qué no las cerraste? ‘. In this moment las cerraron. Hubiera pensado que cerrar la cortinas habría show sample algo in respect by id dignitad, ¿no esí? “, Says.
Contacted by BBC News, the video service and the Rotherham console offers a discipline to the Bessie family y dijeron que la atención al patiente había mejorado posteriormente.
Featherstone says that las People with dementia and menopausal men go to the bathroom to take care of their hygiene.
“We believe that many people who live with dementia from the hospital have the capacity to go to the bathroom as soon as possible, leaving the hospital with incontinence,” he said.
“Entonces, the simple way to use a hygienic toilet and the practices that the rodean can mean that las persons commerzan a perder la habilidad de acudir al aseo cuando lo necesitan “.
“Y eso puede tener real implications for the most adept person. It is possible to differentiate between families taking care of children as well as having to deal with incontinence. And the meaning of the camel hacia the asylum of the ancients “.
Hay evaluar bien
Professor June Andrews, who has been diagnosed with dementia for more than 30 years, says that regular assessments of the continent are essential to avoid suppressing them.
“Almost all documents in which the patient has been asked quizzes and family members if the patient is continental or not. es todo lo que se ha hecho para evaluar la situación“, says Ella.
“It is absolutely vital that families do not pretend to have realized or evaluated the continent and what has not been realized. It is the type of world that tends to have no respect for each other.”
The director of Dementia UK investigation and publication, Dr. Karen Harrison Dening, co-author of the report, said:
“Personal does not require specific training on this topic promote the independence of an individualsince medical attorney organizations should extend their mandate and accountability to to guarantee the autonomy of a mayor “.
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