help with keeping colostomy intact in alzheimer's resident

  1. have an elderly female patient who has recently experienced in decline related to dx of alzheimer's. she has had a colostomy for many years and up until a few months ago managed it herself with nursing oversight. recently however, she has taken to removing the colostlmy bag and carrying it in her pocket/or just abandoning it where ever. she refuses to wear any disposable briefs at this time (removes them) any one have any suggestions on how to keep the bag on. she has the set up with a wafer/ "tupperware" like attachment of bag to base. her skin is too fragile to attempt the single use self adherring bags. can any one help? thanks
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