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It’s all about the pad￼
July 25 2022
Doing the ‘pad round’ is inappropriate at the best of times. Even more so when the staff don’t engage with the patient.
Key action points
Approaching a person living with dementia needs to be done in a calm and measured way
Conversations should always include the individual patient and be appropriate to the situation
Intimate care needs to be conducted in a way that maintains the patient’s dignity
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.