About: Leeds General Infirmary Leeds General Infirmary Leeds LS1 3EX
Posted by Anonymous
My Dad has recently been transferred to this service from St James.
1 His was transferred at 1.30 Sunday morning to ward 15
2 The ward did not know he needed an air mattress and were not treating his pressure sores, yet St James were as were the district nursing team before that.
3 On the first two visits I made to him on Mon and Tues he did not have his call bell within reach.
4 He was soiled in the bed and had not been checked on Monday before I arrived
5 The ward were unable to cut his very long finger nails or clean them and they had excrement under them, I had to do this for him in the end.
6 On the first two occasions I visited him (Mon and Tues)he had not been shaved.
7 He was told by the ward staff he had to wear PJ bottoms in bed and rather than put on his pair they issues him with a hospital pair which were unsuitable for his needs. His are shorts, which are soft and stretchy which makes it easier for him to urinate into a bottle.
8 My father has Personal assistants who work with on a daily basis even after gaining authorization for them to visit from the ward sister the other staff have been difficult about this.
9 On four occasions I have found loose medication either on my dads bedside table he hasn't take or today on the floor where someone has dropped a tablet and not retrieved it.
My father has capacity, but is disabled from a stroke and is hard of hearing. Sometimes (a lot of time recently) he finds it difficult to communicate his thoughts as he cannot remember the correct words. He is 82 years old