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Old 11-28-2014, 05:05 PM   #41
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GG - they provide yogurt. I don't have a car and the hospital is not near a high street (for takeaways). The food is adequate i.e. she just has no appetite....partly because she is not always painfree.

I got her some aniseed twists which she likes to suck but a fresh bag went missing! (Searched everywhere)...also a lovely shawl I got her that I forgot to get listed on her clothing items. It comes to something don't you think - stealing from the defenseless, ill elderly patients? !
That's awful. I don't know how people who do things like that can live with themselves.

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Old 11-28-2014, 09:30 PM   #42
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Those stories make me angry, taking advantage of the elderly is right up there with kicking puppies.

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Old 11-28-2014, 09:37 PM   #43
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Me too. When I worked in a nursing home, the residents sometimes would steal stuff from each other. We usually were able to find the items.

For employees and volunteers to steal, that's reprehensible.
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Old 11-29-2014, 04:53 AM   #44
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Well, what's worse I feel is when you see filmed evidence of care staff directly abusing the patient, e.g. in their own home - whether it be outright neglect, verbal abuse or physically manhandling them. Here in UK I can barely watch such cases when they come on the news.

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