I cannot believe a nurse did this...... - page 7
My grandmother in law is a resident at a local nursing home. My husband took my kids to see her today (I was at home with the baby). The nurse there took the cotton packing out of the top of a bottle... Read More
7Dec 30, '12 by psu_213, BSN, RNQuote from HM-8404Or more concerned with just about anything the child touches in the facility. Or that door handle he touched in the grocery store. Or when he pets a friend's dog, when the dog just licked that part of its body with a tongue that just licked...well, whatever....you get the point.I would be more concerned with what your 4 yr old touched in your bathroom or kitchen before putting a finger in their mouth than a piece of cotton that is almost certainly harmless.
0Dec 30, '12 by traumaRUs, MSN, APRN, CNS AdminI think the OP has gotten some sound advice. We do remind everyone to please be polite. If there is something objectionable we ask that you report it, not engage.
7Dec 30, '12 by Kidrn911This is so retarded, the truth be known the kid was probably acting like an uncontrolled brat that the child was annoying the nurse keeping her from working. It is tiring that everyone thinks their poopsie whoppsie is cute, when really they are a brat
11Dec 30, '12 by *LadyJane*, ADNWell, if tickling with a cotton ball pulled out of a stock bottle of colace makes you furious, then I can only imagine how you'd seethe seeing a CNA take your mother to the bathroom, and then not wash her hands with hot soapy water for as long as it takes to sing "happy birthday to you", and then wheel her down to the dining room. Or for that matter, touch a doorknob or a surface that someone else touched after using the bathroom!
I say for the sake and safety of your grandmother, bring her to your house, and take proper care of her! It's the only safe thing to do!
4Dec 30, '12 by traumaRUs, MSN, APRN, CNS AdminDespite two staff redirects that if you can't post something constructive please just skip this thread, we now into page 9. Going to close at this time for staff review.