confused elderly

confused elderly

adj
(Social Welfare) social welfare
a. old and no longer having mental abilities sufficient for independent living
b. (as collective noun; preceded by the): the confused elderly.
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To meet these objectives the establishment engages the construction of a new nursing home beds and 169 seats including 92 shelter beds "all dependencies", 26 shelter beds for confused elderly (UPAD), 27 beds for disabled aging (UPHV) and 24 day care places, divided business division, and care (PASA) and an Alzheimer~s day care center (CAJA).
In the third instalment of her new grad diary Finn has to deal with the confused elderly and an adamant colleague.
South Sewall Street, confused elderly female flagged down the Highway Department for a ride, police spoke with her family.
They also help a confused elderly woman who is feeling weak and nauseous.
Use in elderly requires caution and avoid use in confused elderly.
Violent patients - many under the influence of drink or drugs - were often to blame for the incidents as well as confused elderly patients and aggressive partners or friends of a patient.
Emergency services were called to Primrose Drive, off Smorrall Lane, following reports that a confused elderly woman had waded into the chilly water.
The Ysbyty Gwynedd nurse, of Cil Caseg, Bethesda, had denied grabbing the confused elderly woman and pushing her onto a chair, causing an injury to her hand.
Margaret and Trevor Fryett lived "in the lap of luxury" from the savings of a confused elderly victim who lived in a modest home, said a judge.
Another nurse tells of a confused elderly patient complaining there was a snake in her bed - which turned out to be a catheter tube.