I arrived on shift and said hello to fela, I then took handover from Emma.
I then went to fela and sat with him whilst he took his supplements.
I then cracked on with chores whilst fela relaxed and listened to music and had his cup of tea.
Chloe did the board with fela and he appeared happy with the plans.
At 10:40am fela had his snack and drink.
Fela then got his shoes on, used the toilet (urine only)and then got his outdoor wear on.
We then headed to aldi, fela carried the basket, put items in the basket, popped them on the conveyor belt and then bagged the items and carried the shopping bag to the car. Fela did really well in the store and was given lots of praise.
We then headed to bathpool for a lovely walk around, we walked for around 45 minutes, fela appeared to enjoy himself.
We then headed back to the car and drove home, once Home fela removed his shoes and outdoor wear and made his way to the toilet (b/m small).
Once finished fela made his way to the table and said prayer and had lunch.
After lunch fela relaxed in his rocker listening to music.
Myself and Chloe then did Makaton with fela (counting 1-20), fela did really well and counted really well.
Chloe then read fela a book (hungry caterpillar) and we counted using Makaton and words throughout the book.
Fela appears to really enjoy the book.
Fela then chose a dvd to watch (happy feet) and we all sat together and watched the movie.
At 3:30pm fela had his snack at the table and I paused the movie. Once he had finished his snack, I then asked fela if he wanted the movie to be played, fela got up and became agitated, he made his way to the rocker and started rocking backwards and forwards, slapping his head, stamping his feet. This lasted for approximately 15 minutes.
Once calm Fela then had the dvd put back on, he was laughing, smiling and appeared much calmer.
Once the film had finished I asked fela if he would like to do handle with lummi sticks, fela very clearly said “no,no”, we then did fishface.
Fela then listened to Andre rieu on YouTube.
At 5:30pm fela had his supplements.
At 6pm we all sat down to eat dinner, we said prayer and fela ate well.
After dinner fela relaxed in his rocker and continued to listen to Andre rieu.
Chloe cleaned felas keloids, his left side of his face appears sore and was bleeding.
Chloe then did the board with fela.
We then got ready to go out for a neighbourhood walk, we got our outdoor wear on and fela used the toilet, we then had a lovely walk for around 50 minutes.
Once home fela removed his outdoor wear and went and sat at the table for his snack and drink.
Fela then made his way to the bathroom, removed his clothes, got into the bath and I assisted with his personal care, I also gave him a facial scrub.
Fela has been in a lovely mood all day and full of smiles, there was agitation after afternoon snack but this only lasted for around 15 minutes and fela was full of smiles and happy once again.
Arousal States – Start: 1 Baseline End: 1 Baseline Did his state change? Yes to 5 – Very Agitated See shift report Did he have a bowel movement? Yes Bristol score: Was Fela incontinent?: No Did he have vigorous exercise?: Yes – Bathpool