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You are what you wear
July 25 2022
This short video shows how inappropriate clothing can impact on an individual’s dignity and right to personhood.
Key action points
People living with dementia often like to walk about, often without purpose
Dressing people for the convenience of nursing staff is not appropriate
Staff need to be mindful that people living with dementia still have a sense of self so be respectful
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.