Tag Archives: Dementia

HELP NEEDED TO FIND FATHER LOST AT TEBAN GARDENS

My Father is lost and missing at Teban Gardens Road. Please help to look out for him as he has dementia and diabetes. He is wearing a spectacles, about 163cm tall, wearing shorts with t shirt. His name is Chua Cheng Tiew. A police report has been made on 1/3/17 at 8.30pm. Please call the police at 68727983 if found him.

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OLD MAN WITH DEMENTIA GONE MISSING IN WEST COAST, LOOKOUT FOR HIM!

It is with a heavy heart that I have to make this post. My dear father (Hj. Demon bin Hj. Salam) has been missing for more than 24 hours. He was last seen by my brother at the void deck of our West Coast home around 10.00am yesterday. He is used to sitting at the void deck to chat to neighbours, but will usually find his way home shortly. He is 85 years old and has dementia.

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MAN’S DAD WARDED AT TTSH DIED AFTER CHOKING ON WATERMELON

My dad is suffering from Dementia, and he got no teeth or dentures. He died due to Acute Airway obstruction by foreign object. To be precise, the object is a piece of watermelon. I suppose it was together with the dinner. Why no one in the ward saw him struggling, no one inform the nurses, why was he given a slice of watermelon knowing he got no teeth.

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DEMENTIA: CARE-GIVING IS NOT A ONE-MAN SHOW

Then working full-time as a cleaner at the ABC Brickworks Market in Bukit Merah, Jasni returned home one day to find his mother on the bathroom floor. Recognising that she had become injury prone and cognitively impaired, he saw that leaving her alone at home was no longer possible. The 55-year-old devised a part-time arrangement with his employer, and ever since, he’s been the primary caregiver to his mother who suffers from dementia.

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OLD MAN WITH DEMENTIA FORCED TO CONFESS TO THEFT CRIME BY POLICE IO

L recounts the story of her father who was investigated by the police for an offence he clearly did not commit. My father has had dementia for the past four years, and he lost his ability to make any sound decisions or engage in any meaningful conversation two years ago. Last August, a huge team of 6 to 7 police officers came down to my house to apprehend my father for a spate of theft cases that have been happening in my neighborhood. We later discovered that “protocol” meant that mentally ill patients could be freely interrogated by a group of police officers from 2 pm to 4am, with the police officer repeatedly telling him: “Sign this document, and everything will be alright”. My father was FORCED to sign a statement confessing to the crime before he was allowed to be released on bail.

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