In most situations, nursing homes call the orderlies and simply restrain a man and shoot them up with Halodol or Seroquel–both dangerous drugs.
However, for whatever reason in this nursing home in Missouri, Kansas, police tazed a 91 year old man.
Of course, the police found some to say “there was no other way” and “restraining the elderly man” would have been worse. What hogwash. If police are going to respond to nursing home calls for the elderly, they need to bring with tranquilizer shots and an RN and someone trained in restraining the elderly.
The footage is disgusting and should not have occurred. I can’t imagine how the family feels that put him in such a horrible environment. The man would have been better off at home with a trained, skilled male caregiver who could de escalate any dementia fits.
The police look stupid in this. The nursing…
View original post 68 more words