"dementia care"

My Husband is still in clacton hospital. He's suffering from a rare dementia and although he fidgets when he needs to urinate no-one offers him a bottle. due to his illness he cannot call for help or press the buzzer, so fidgeting is the sign he can give. consequenses are he is permanantly soaking wet and in a state of anxiety. Mind you i've seen other patients press the alarm for help, sometimes for as long as 30 mins.. One day when I visited he actually had his feet in a puddle water which he had spilled on the floor. His socks and feet were drenched and very cold. No I really don't think the sick elderly are getting the dignity & respect they deserve. what happened to their civil & human rights?? My husband has been in clacton hospital for 3 months now and the staff are still not used to his needs..

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Response from Clacton Hospital

Anglian Community Enterprise provides some but not all services that operate in Clacton Hospital – in order that we may identify which service you refer to and how we can make changes we would welcome the opportunity to speak to you to discuss your concerns. Please contact our Patient Experience Team on 0843 507 3688

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