Imagine being a parent of premature baby and not being able to be with them in hospital at all times. This is the reality for many parents whose baby could be on the Neonatal unit for weeks and sometimes months.
Life size cut outs of Peter Jones and Deborah Meadon are not what you would naturally expect to find at Royal Cornwall Hospital but they took to then stage alongside the Trust’s own panel of ‘dragons’ as the Trust hosted The Den @RCHT, the hospitals version of the hit BBC show.
Would you be happy getting on a plane where the stewards had just READ about how to open the emergency door and release the escape slide or would you prefer them to have actually PRACTICED the emergency routine?
For patients with dementia, coming into hospital can be frightening and confusing. Being away from home comforts and a familiar routine can be distressing not just for the patient but also their family.