I am doing a 6 month placement working with a learning disability liaison nurse at an acute hospital.
One of the ongoing issues is about family carers being able to stay with their family member overnight. In children’s wards the parent will get a bed to sleep on. John’s Campaign is asking for the same right for family carers of people with dementia. However it appears a bit hit and miss if a family carer gets a bed or even a comfy chair.
Is this what is happening everywhere? Are then any examples of good practice?