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They keep throwing her pants away if she has diarrhea. Saying it is Georgia law that they can't wash anything with feces on it. I can't find this law anywhere and they throw out one pair a week..any suggestions??

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Google Georgia Department of Public Health. Division of community Health. It does NOT say that these items must be discarded. It Does say that they much be washed sseparately. Go to the director of sw and ask to be shown the regulation. Then work with them to make this better. I understand that they are trying to prevent outbreaks, but there has to be a better wsy. Is mom in Depends? Are they the correct size? Is she being changed often enough?
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Would they put them in a plastic bag to hold so you could wash them? Throwing away clothes can certainly get expensive.
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Maybe you can tackle the diarrhea problem with her doctor.

In the meantime, see if the nursing home will segregate these clothes. Put a separate and closed hamper in her room filled with kitchen-container-sized plastic bags with pull ties on them and wash them at home. One bag for each pair.
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My Mom would be running around buck naked! I cannot imagine having to buy new pants when she has had an accident! My Mom has had chronic diarrhea for as long as I can remember. About 6 months ago her doctor suggested that we add a probiotic to her daily regimen, and this has reduced the accidents significantly!
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See Dr about trying to control this. I understand why the NH won't deal with them. I do not think they will hamper and hold them for you either...that is a health concern into itself....not to speak of a real mess for you.

Try better bigger diapers to lessen the mess.
Shop at Goodwill for cheap pants or house dresses.
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If your loved one has been on IV antibiotics lately she may have CDiff or Colitis Difficultis. A probiotic and yogurt works well to replace the good bacteria.
My mother also got diarrhea with a recent UTI and you may wish to have her checked for that.
I would be reluctant to expect anyone to wash and rewash pants from extreme fecal accidents. I have thrown out clothing myself and have reverted to purchasing pants at the resale shops for $3.
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I spoke with director but, she could not show me law. She just told me it is a washing problem.. I bought five more pants and she is wearing right sized depends.
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I hope your son makes a complete and speedy recovery!
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You may already be doing this, but you could stock up on clothes from a thrift shop or Goodwill. The sweat pants are comfortable and easy to get up and down in a hurry. Accidents happen, but if it is a consistent problem, talk to the facility nutritionist or her doctor about the root of the problem. A container of yogurt on each tray may help considerably!
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First of all, it would concern me if management is quoting a law that is not a law, as I would start to wonder what else they might tell me that is not true. But that may just be the nurse in me. I want it straight, and without any 'games' all the time. That's how I had to treat pts and family when I worked. Secondly, if she is in depends, then you must be saying her outside pants are getting soiled and thrown out?? THAT would really concern me, due to the expense of replacing. My dad is placed in a facility in AZ. No one throws out his clothes when they are soiled. I don't know the procedures re: laundry, but I've not run into this one. If you are in the same town, as some have suggested, if you aren't going to solve the issue of them doing the pants in their laundry....you could ask them to be bagged and you wash them and return them. One of the facilities my dad was in actually had machines for family to use, so they could do laundry while visiting. Is that available? And considering adding probiotics IS a really good one to ask about too, because solving the issue of the diarrhea also solves the problem and it's actually good for the rest of your Mom's GI tract too.
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