Posted by Anonymous
just like to say how disappointed i am . my partner is a patient at the unit. and today to my amazement i find out that she was let out for four hours without any of the staff ringing me to let me no. my partner is a recovering alcoholic and suffers with mental health problems. my partner rings me to say she was in the pub getting drunk. i am not very happy because this is a set back on her recovery. i no its not the staffs fault she went in the pub. but they should of rang me to let me no that she had been realest for four hours. i could of pick her up and prevented this from happening. there is no communication with family to the where about of there patients. am just glad she got back to the unit in one piece anything could of append to her. am just glad she rang me to her whereabouts. so i could take her back to the unit. communication to family is a must if there are letting patients out for hours on end .