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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Pemberton and Shearsmith, predictably and thankfully, didn't hold back on the ridiculous scenarios - such as, for example, Prince Rico (Kinnear) believing that the confused elderly woman who had been wandering around outside his door was the "mature" lady he had asked the bell boy to arrange to come and visit him.
There was no dignity on Tawel Fan, just confused elderly patients kept 'out of sight and out of mind.
Opeifa was also suspended from the profession in 2015 while working at a care home for sleeping on the job while a confused elderly woman wandered into the cold at night.
To meet these objectives, the establishment involves the construction of a new nursing home beds and 169 seats including - 92 shelter beds all dependencies- 26 accommodation beds for confused elderly (UPAD)- 27 beds for aging people with disabilities (uphv)- 24 days of care places in a distributed cluster of activities and appropriate care (pasa) and a day care center alzheimer (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.