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I check every day find two pairs one day then gone the next he had five bottoms and now none got laundry staff to check and they tell me they cant find them. Had a word with manager said she look into it.

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when mom was in rehab I did her laundry, no problems. MIL in rehab and FIL let them do laundry.. stuff missing all the time. Now dad's first week at MC.. they have room numbered bags and do each residents laundry separetly.. we shall see how that works.. but seems like a good idea. I hope! I know when they get him up to the MC unit (now closed for GI bug) that the residents wander and "borrow", but I am optimistic! Its a small MC unit with alot of staff so my fingers are crossed. They did not ask that clothes be marked.. said no real problems with it. So we shall see...
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I totally agree that you shouldn't be having to buy clothing of any kind every week to replace what has gone missing.

However, you stated you were there every day. Even if it's every few days, just have the aides put his dirty clothes in a hamper you provide instead of into the general laundry. They will probably put a sign on the wall in his room so that all shifts will know. If they don't, ask if you can put one up. Then every few days, take the dirty clothes home and wash them. Make sure they are labeled with his name though. Embroider it down the leg if you have to.

That will temporarily solve your immediate problem while they do the investigation. Also, check the lost and found if they have one.

I know my FIL was a wanderer and we used to have to return stuff to other rooms all the time. Yes, it was embarrassing, but the aides said it happens and don't worry about it. They were just trying to make us feel better, I'm sure. But still, I guess you never know.....
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Thanks for the response I do not mind doing the washing at all was given a choice but if I couldn't get there for health reasons they may not do his washing for me but I can give it a go I am sure they will let me but hoping it can resolved as the staff their are great just don't want to be buying pj every week x
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There was another thread on here where staff was throwing soiled clothing in the trash because it couldn't be laundered with the other clothes. Could this be what is happening with your husband's pyjamas? Even if it is not I think txcamper is right about asking them to keep his clothing separate from the community laundry, at least temporarily. If other families are as frustrated as you perhaps acting together will force the facility to examine the issue and make some changes.
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That is always possible, although I wouldn't think it likely. That's why I suggested you do his laundry, at least for a while. If they don't have it in their laundry room, maybe it won't go missing. Is it just the pajamas and not any of his other items?

Obviously, there is a lack of responsibility in the laundry department, otherwise there wouldn't be women's clothes in his closet. If you otherwise like the facility, and want him to stay there, I would just (even temporarily) step up and do the wash. That way, if anything that is not his, is showing up in his room, or if his clothes are going missing, you have teeth to your complaint. And there would be no reason for his clothes to be handled by the laundry staff or for them to be placing any clothes in his room. A hassle, I'm sure, for you to have to do the laundry, but at least it would be cheaper than buying new clothes all the time.

Good luck with this.
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So I feel if I replace them they will go it makes me feel they are being usedfor other patients
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Name in pj bottoms doors locked doesn't matter about names in clothes as I have found women's clothes in hubbies wardrobe have no idea what is happening to them
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Since you are there every day anyway, how about if you do the laundry for him? That way maybe the pajamas would stay together.

Is it only pajamas that go missing? Is his name prominently and permanently marked in each piece? It is interesting that one day he would have 5 bottoms and the next day none. Perhaps one of the other tenants of the home is helping himself to them? That happens a lot of times because they roam around and the doors are left open, just inviting them in.
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