Dozens of charges files in Alzheimer's center case - page 2
I believe this article is timely considering the recent debate on right to refuse and the reactions of those who work in LTC and SNF. Big brother IS watching so like I said before, if you are... Read More
Jul 3, '13From: US ; Joined: Nov '08; Posts: 5,272; Likes: 14,079I agree ktwlpn, dementia patients have a great deal of rights, but unfortunetly are sometimes helpless to be able to maintain those rights.
The OP brings to light a horrifying reality for those poor patients...but very passive/agressive to somehow suggest that in the same circumstance any number of nurses would provide the same care--or lack thereof.
In my experience, this is just not true.
Jul 4, '13Specialty: 8 year(s) of experience in PDN; Burn; Phone triage ; From: KS, US ; Joined: Jul '11; Posts: 1,595; Likes: 4,739OP is a pretty well known who has never worked in any capacity in the healthcare industry and spends her time complaining on this forum, for some reason.Last edit by traumaRUs on Jul 4, '13 : Reason: Tos
Jul 4, '13Occupation: I float everywhere. Specialty: Psych, LTC/SNF, Rehab, Corrections ; From: US ; Joined: May '10; Posts: 578; Likes: 1,047I read the 'right to refuse' thread and remember your responses. if you weren't so hostile towards nurses and aides maybe someone on here would take you seriously. this case has little to do with the other thread. you draw parallels and paint all ltc nurses negatively because you're bitter and apparently don't know what else to do about it BUT project onto a bunch of people that you don't even know. its ridiculous.
Jul 4, '13Joined: Aug '05; Posts: 38,991; Likes: 48,071I think that the OP has had a terrible experience and it trying to make us aware that there are some not so nice places/workers out there and some facilities that allow this to happen. education is power.
When we know better we do better....Maya Angelou
Jul 4, '13Specialty: 31 year(s) of experience in PICU, NICU, L&D, Public Health, Hospice ; Joined: Jul '09; Posts: 4,870; Likes: 8,269Situations like this are part of the reason that it is good to have homecare or hospice nurses visiting those patients when possible. Outside eyes can make a HUGE difference in the practice behavior of caregivers.