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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Mr Clements said: "Long, tiring, unpredictable, anti-social shifts; confused elderly patients often with dementia; understandably but occasionally rude relatives, make the job description a hard sell to those considering the profession.
Alan Paul was concerned when the confused elderly woman approached his house with her dogs.
| Distressed and confused elderly male calls police.
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.
In the third instalment of her new grad diary Finn has to deal with the confused elderly and an adamant colleague.
2:30 p.m.: 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.