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Tied to Chairs, Sedated or Locked Up, the Ordeal Faced by Thousands With Dementia

Thursday, 21 July 2011 14:52

‘Thousands of restraining orders are being taken out on dementia patients and the alarming practice appears to be increasing, official figures have revealed.

Hospital and care home staff are routinely isolating frail, confused patients to prevent them wandering around and coming to harm. This can include locking residents in their rooms overnight, sedating them or even tying them to chairs – all of which, critics said, denies them their basic human rights.’

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