13/04/2021 – Day & Evening shift – claire johnson

Shift Report:

I arrived for my shift and fela was just having his breakfast. We decided not to go ahead with the Aldi shop because it was a red alert. Teresa kindly offered to do the shopping for us after work. We delayed going out until she returned. Fela was given choose  of scooters or walk fela choose walk was happy to do a neighbourhood walk and put the TEACCH card on the board. Carla  checked with him after Teresa had left and shopping unpacked. He was still happy to do the walk.

We set off at 11:30. Fela walked very well and happily for one hour 10 minutes past Holden Pool then back.

On arrival home, he stayed in the loo for a long while after being changed – we all then sat down for lunch at 13.15 fela then said prayer well and ate nest and tidy. After lunch Carla suggested for myself and Barbra to go to the Butcher’s and have a drive for Barbra to get used to the car. On our return Carla handled  over fela had slept on and off since we had been gone

We went into the staff room, carla showed Barbra how to use the TV and get on to youtube where we looked up makaton signs and practised them – for animals and emotions. Carla dashed home for 15 minutes  to fetch some items.

I read the ‘Large family’ stories to Fela which he chose. Carla went upstairs to do some chores, I sat with fela on and off.

After Barbra left, i started to get dinner ready and Carla gave fela a manicure was ,carla read the prayer for today to Fela and offered him some writing which he was happy to do. He did a very good job and was concentrating very well, and trying to follow instructions. Carla then  read the prayer it to him again, and we sang the prayer which is also a hymn – ‘Father I place into your hands’.

After dinner, Fela became agitated for around 20 minutes after taking himself to the toielt. He sounded as if he was slapping his forehead but we left him to settle before talking to him. When i went in to checked on fela, he had done a bowel movement. He was a lot calmer afterwards. We encouraged feoa  out of the bathroom with the promise of a DVD. He chose ‘102 Dalmatians’ abd then i did the board with fela. Myself and Carla watched this with fela

At 20:45, the film was paused to prompt Fela to the toilet . Fela used toilet part urine then got undressed.

Fela got into the bath I supported fela with personal  hygiene  then he relaxed in the bath.


I prompted fela out bath just after half 9 he had his sleep tincture then used the toilet past urine. Fela then headed up stairs abd completed his night time routine.

Fela used the toielt past urine then got in to bed at 21.55

On my lesveing at 22.00 fela was in bed

Arousal States – Start: 1 Baseline End: 1 Baseline Did his state change? Yes to 5 – Very Agitated Fela became very agaited just after he had finished his pudding Did he have a bowel movement? Yes Bristol score: Was Fela incontinent?: No Did he have vigorous exercise?: Yes – Neighbourhood walk