22/04/2021 – Day & Evening shift – zoe holmes

Shift Report:

Fela was in bed on my arrival, I had handover and then heard Fela at 9.20am, I took Fela’s refreshments up and checked if he had been incontinent, Fela wasn’t.

I asked Fela if he would like a shower and Fela requested to go back to sleep, I made Fela comfy and returned downstairs.

I could hear Fela being vocal so at 10am I went into Fela, he signed for porridge, raisins and honey in a bowel, Fela was then pointing at the shower room and wanted me to put the shower mats down, I did this and then asked Fela if he would like to have a shower, Fela signed for sleep, I made Fela comfy and returned downstairs.

Fela was vocal so I went up to him, I asked Fela if he was ready to get up and he was, Fela then went into the bathroom, Fela was very vocal and stood for sometime, Fela then got into the shower at 11am, I then encouraged Fela to wash and then gave Fela time.

Fela got out of the shower at 11.15am and was very vocal throughout his routine, Fela needed alot of prompting, downstairs for 11.40am.

Fela said prayer and ate his breakfast, after he took his supplements and then relaxed sitting in his rocking chair, I did the board with Fela and then we all sat together and drank our tea.

Fela had some nuts for snack and listened to music, we sat with Fela and then I cleaned his keloids.

Claire came on shift and we had handover, Fela then had his lunch and was full of smiles, after Fela relaxed with a cup of tea and then he lay on the sofa, the room was made sleep ready, Fela lay down at 15.10 and was quite until 15.45 and then he got up independently and went to the toilet and passed urine.

Claire then did the board and we got ready to head out, we went on a neighbourhood walk in the beautiful sunshine, with a very happy and smiling Fela, we walked for 50 minutes and Fela chose the way, once home Fela went to the bathroom and changed his wet clothes, he then had a small snack and drink.

We all then sat together and watched Trolls, Fela was full of smiles and very happy for us to sit with him.

We all then sat down for our evening meal and Fela was full of smiles and ate well, after the board was done and Fela relaxed listening to music while staff did chores.

Fela relaxed listening to music and then Claire gave Fela a facial trim while I swept and mopped, Fela really enjoyed his facial trim and was so happy, after Fela went to the toilet and had a bowel movement, he then returned to the lounge and Claire cleaned his keloids.

At 8pm we all sat at the table and Fela had his evening snack, after Fela relaxed listening to music.

Claire then completed Fela’s bath routine with him and Fela is now relaxing in his bath.

Arousal States – Start: 1 Baseline End: 1 Baseline Did his state change? Yes to 2a – Vocal Fela was vocal throughout the morning. Did he have a bowel movement? Yes Bristol score: Was Fela incontinent?: No Did he have vigorous exercise?: Yes – Neighbourhood