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He’s got a buzzer
July 25 2022
Here we see a patient’s requests being ignored as ‘he has a buzzer’.
Key action points
Don’t give a buzzer to someone with dementia and expecting them to just know how to use it
If the patient has a buzzer check regularly that it is within reach
Check on patients with dementia more regularly to ensure they are okay
It’s all about the pad 2
Deliberate? I don’t think so
A quick wash
How not to ask a question
Improving the quality and humanity of hospital care for people living with dementia.