don’t fence me in: a true story about the impact of physical restraints on my mom who lived with alzheimer disease

In the world of dementia care, and problably elsewhere for that matter, a restraint is anything that restricts or controls a person’s behaviour. Restraints may be physical, chemical, and environmental; all three were inappropriately and unecessarily used on my mother in the long-term “care” facility (aka known on this blog as Dementia Jail), in which … Continue reading don’t fence me in: a true story about the impact of physical restraints on my mom who lived with alzheimer disease