"Care of Alzheimer's patient"

About: Airedale General Hospital

My father was brought by ambulance to A&E in the early hours of a Saturday morning. Over the next 11 hours we had contact with many members of staff - ambulance, nurses, doctors, ancilliary workers, psychiatrist. They were all incredible and the care my father received was wonderful. However, it is important that special thanks go to one nurse - in short, was a shining example of what every nurse should be - kind, compassionate, caring and competent. This nurse treated my dad with respect and dignity and offered the highest but also offered wonderful care to me and my mum - we were worried sick - the nurse supported us, talked us through the process and provided endless cups of tea - and even a hug when things were really desperate. We can't thank the nurse enough.

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Response from Airedale General Hospital

Thank you so much for sharing your positive experience. It is pleasing to read that you all felt so supported and received good care and treatment. Your comments have been passed on to the Emergency Department team.

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