"Returned dignity"

My father was recently placed at sheldon unit after suffering for over ten years with Alzheimer's. He spent his last couple of weeks here on palliative care. I cannot thank and praise all the staff here enough. They really are a great team. After this cruel disease robbed my dad of everything, his memory,communication, dignity basically everything.. I feel that at least his dignity was returned once he was placed here just by the way the staff care and this was a comfort for us in his final days.. I wouldn't hesitate to place anyone I love here personally...

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Response from Sheldon Nursing Home

Thank you for your kind words about the care your father received whilst at the Sheldon Unit. The team at the Sheldon always aim to provide the best care possible and to meet the needs of patients and their families, and it is wonderful to know that you found this to be the case for your father. Your comments will be shared with the team.

Alison Last

Associate Director of Patient Experience

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS

Foundation Trust

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