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I’ll be back
July 25 2022
All too often, and usually with the best intentions, nurses say they will be back soon.
Key action points
Here, being ‘wet’ is not considered sufficiently urgent and so is relegated in terms of priority
Nurses are not infallible; they can and do forget things
Where possible, address the patient and acknowledge their distress
It’s all about the pad 2
He’s got a buzzer
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.