"My husband was treated very well"

About: Westmorland General Hospital / Langdale Unit

(as a relative),

I am writing on behalf of my husband who attended Westmoreland General Hospital (Langdale Unit) to treat a UTI. It was of great help to my husband, who is blind and has advanced Parkinson’s disease, that he was helped to eat his food at each meal. The availability of a quiet room where there is no TV or radio would be welcome, both by patients and visitors. The physiotherapists and the occupational therapists were particularly helpful during my husbands treatment.

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Response from Graeme Nicholson

Thank you for your posting. I am very grateful to you for taking the time to feed back your experience.

I was very pleased to read your positive comments about the care your husband received whilst on the Langdale Unit. I was particularly pleased that appropriate support was given at meal times and that Physiotherapy & Occupation Therapy treatment was of a high standard. I will take great pleasure in feeding back your comments to all members of the team.

I take on board (and agree with) your point about a 'quite room'. The Langdale Unit will undergo a full refurbished in the near future and I will ensure your comments are considered during the design process.

Thank you again for your supportive feedback.

Best wishes


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