Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Alzheimer's Patient Falls in Shower Forced to Wait 3 Hours Outside Hospital

Norma Leake called for an ambulance after her husband Raymond, who lives with Alzheimer's disease, fell in the shower and damaged his shoulder.

Alzheimer's World

  • Raymond Leake, 82, who suffers from Alzheimer's, fell in the shower
  • Was left for three hours in the ambulance bay of University Hospital Wales
  • Mr Leake's family, from Penarth, were outraged after the incident
  • His son Andrew, 57, from Chester, called the incident 'unbelievable'
  • Hospital said their patient flow and emergency calls were unusually high
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Family’s outrage after Alzheimer's sufferer, 82, forced to wait THREE hours outside hospital in ambulance

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