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She gets CNA care daily because she is bed bound. The CNA fell due to all the junk piled up so the patient was told her daughter needed to clear a path before they would send someone out again. I have watched this go from bad to worse. You can't properly take care of the patient because you can't find anything. All of your time is spent looking for things. The daughter keeps on bringing in more stuff. Should this be reported, and if so to whom. I doubt that the daughter is capable of stopping. The patient can not navigate her home and EMS could never get her out. Any ideas? It's in a condo and I have thought about reporting to them. So far no aid has turned them in as far as I can see. The patient is in her 90's.

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The daughter doesn't have dementia. I took txcamper's advice and called adult protective services. We will see what happens. As a Cna you are taught not to judge but this situation has reached a critical level.
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The CNA's should report the condition of the house to their agency as well.
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Another thing to do is to contact the Condo Association and express your concerns... you usually can find the name of the Association by searching around Google if you know the name of the building. Tell them about the hoarding and about the roof leak. If it is a good Condo Association, they will react quickly. You can also contact the local government, Town or City Zoning Dept, they could do a check on the building and hopefully the condo in question.
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They both have dementia. This is a red flag and a need for APS to intervene. Aren't you a mandated reporter?
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And the CNA's are self employed by an agency. So no benefits for them! I fill in sometimes and they were begging me to come. I told them they had to go through the agency because I have a Do Not Compete clause! I hate going there! And there is mold and mildew. Roof leaks from the past, and no one can fix it if they don't move out. Patient is 92 or 93 so nothing she can do to change the situation. She would be better off in a nursing home. But the state would have to pick up the tab. I doubt her daughter will let anyone in the door. But I will see if I can find a no. for Adult protective Services. Thanks.
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yes, first, I would call Adult Protective Services. This is definitely a dangerous situation not only for them, but for the other residents in the condo. What if there was a fire from all the junk piled up? What about vermin and insects? What about mold and mildew? I might follow-up with a call to the fire marshal as well.

So, you see, it doesn't end at the door or wall. Hoarding affects everyone. As well, there might be a lawsuit if the CNA was injured.
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