25/07/2021 – Sleep shift – carla cornelius

Shift Report:

*Sorry this is so late. I have a publishing deadline.

Fela really enjoyed his facial scrub. He was in bed and lights off by 22:30. The fan was left on, supported to put on eye mask, sprinkle of lavender oil on pillows, sleep inducing background music left on, and covered with duvet cover as it was quite warm.

I checked him at 2:45 and he appeared to be asleep. I heard him at 4:00 so I went up and prompted him to the loo. He came back to bed. I straightened the sheets, changed the music to one with rain falling lightly in the background, prompted him to cover his eyes with the eye mask, spread the duvet cover over him then put the light blanket on top as the temperature had fallen slightly. I verbally prompted him to go back to sleep.

I next heard Fela  at 7:15 so I went to greet him. Michael had prompted him to the loo. supplements and refreshments were given at 7:45. He seemed excited and eager to get on with his day. He requested lemon after his tea so I made him a second cup of lemon and ginger tea with a peace of lemon; the first had been pear and apple. He entered the shower at 8:25 and sneakily soaped up the flannel twice to prolong the shower; I could tell by this that he was in a cheeky mood as he was grinning when he did this. He was signing for porridge with the trimmings periodically after waking. He completed his routine and was down for breakfast at 9:00.

Claire and Nadia came and he left with them just around 9:30. He was in a calm and happy mood.

Arousal States – Start: 1 Baseline End: 1 Baseline Did his state change? Yes to 2a – Vocal Fela became vocal at 4:00 and then after waking at 7:15. He appeared to be excited. Did he have a bowel movement? Yes Bristol score: Was Fela incontinent?: No Did he have vigorous exercise?: –