24/12/2021 – Sleep shift – carla cornelius

Shift Report:

Fela was in bed and lights off by 22:20. He couldn’t get into bed fast enough as he was very sleepy. All creams and oils applied. The fan was left on but turned away from Fela just to keep the room cool as it’s quite warm upstairs.

I checked on Fela at 3:30 and all appeared quiet. I checked again at 6:00 and Fela was still sleeping. I went up to greet him at 7:15 and he was waking up. He wet the bed so I prompted him to the loo, changed the bed and helped him change his clothes.

He returned to bed to have his supplement drink and refreshments. I read him two Christmas poems by Helen Steiner rice – ‘Let us live Christmas every day’ and ‘God so loved the world’ – and played Christmas jazz music in the background. We looked up on youtube the sign for ‘Happy Christmas’ on ‘Makaton with Lucinda’.

Fela completed his morning routine and he was down for breakfast at 9:10.

Arousal States – Start: 1 Baseline End: 1 Baseline Did his state change? Yes to 2a – Vocal Fela was vocal on and off after waking until breakfast. Did he have a bowel movement? No Bristol score: Was Fela incontinent?: Yes Did he have vigorous exercise?: –