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It’s all about the pad 2
July 25 2022
Too often people living with dementia are assumed to be incontinent.
Key action points
Pads should only ever be used for someone with an established history of incontinence
Their inappropriate use is actually a cause of incontinence
Too often, they are used to allow the patient to fit in with the ‘toileting schedule’
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.