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He is in his 80's and has Parkinson's Disease. He has been in the rehab center for months now as he keeps having set backs, such as falling out of bed and breaking his hand. He originally went into rehab after breaking his hip and was improving and taking part in PT. The rehab place did not bath him for 3 weeks and have not been giving him his medication on time. A doctor told my family that this specific medication can cause mood swings if not given at the same time every day. My Grandfather has become delirious and has been refusing to take part in PT. He has fallen out of bed multiple times requiring hospitalization, once because he was trying to reach the button to call for help to use the bathroom. My family is struggling to know what to do. We have found new rehab centers to move him to, but he is always denied, as they contact his current rehab center and they report that he has hit staff twice. They also said he had to be hospitalized because of these incidents, which is not true, my family was unaware that these had even happened (if they had). We feel that he is being mistreated but do not know how to get him out of his current situation.

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It sounds as though he is no longer eligible for rehab, rather needs long term nursing care. Are you sure of why he's being turned down? Have health care proxy discuss this with director of nursing and director of social work. Please don't take this the wrong way, but don't rely on the patient's report exclusively. According to my mom, no one has cut her toenails in months. I've been there twice in the last 2 months when the podiatrist has been there seeing her.
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He is probably not considered a rehab patient anymore, it sounds like he is losing ground and in the late stages of Parkinson's which limit his mobility. Eventually he will lose speech or swallowing, not due to neglect but due to the progression of disease. Hopefully someone in your family has a Health Care Proxy and can explain all this to you.
We think of Parkinsons as just a little tremor. It eventually reaches all parts of the body and breaks down even the brain. At some point soon he will need Hospice, when he is bedridden and stops eating. Nobody can improve his health, you just make sure he is comfortable and calmed by meds.
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If he's being turned down at other rehab facilities, I don't know what you can do except to keep looking until you find one. I would ask the Director of Nursing at that facility exactly what she's telling other centers and where this information is documented. (It most certainly should be.) If you can get a handle on what happened, it's possible you can relate that information to a prospective NEW rehab center ahead of the game and put these instances in a more positive light.
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