The specialistundersköterskor dementia and äldrepsykiatri as well as working on the Back House of the old people's home in Gothenburg, sweden.
They fell ill almost at the same time.
Marianne Bromberg, and the United Nordh had been a work session on Thursday, april, just one day later, Marianne is feeling ill.
" It's a small to the proper. I lost my taste and sense of smell, was in pain throughout the whole body. And then the terrible fatigue. I really thought I was going to die. I had a huge cough and difficulty breathing, " says Marianne, who in turn infected her husband.
" He got worse and had to seek medical attention. However, he did, but that has to be added in.
Marianne Bromberg says that her nights had been agony, and thought, ”I'll do it this way?”.
" I was afraid of not waking up again. It was a terrible thing. I have also met others in health care are saying the same thing. When I was talking to a colleague of mine, who also has been sick and we started to cry. To go through with it, this is a kind of trauma. It's hard to talk about it, " she says.
in the United Nordh became ill a few days later. She was ”sick”, felt weak and had a headache, a fever and a sore throat.
" And in addition to that, I lost my sense of taste and smell, I got a cramp in my legs. I couldn't eat it. I also had a fear of death because I live alone. I thought I was going to die at home, all by yourself, " she said.
Lack of protective gear at the beginning of the year
The two colleagues, describes a situation at the beginning of the pandemic when there was a lack of protective equipment, and when the property was underbemannat.
The equipment was substandard, said the United Nordh.
" When I came in to work one day in april, a local resident, suspected infected with the covid-19. A nurse walked in to take the pulse of a person without any protection at all. The apartment had coughed up straight on the undersköterskan in the omvårdnadsmomentet. I was sick of the covid-19, " she says.
Now, the situation is different, explains, and finds that there is sufficient equipment and human resources.
Marianne Roza, who is a health and safety representative of the respective shop steward for the Local, is critical on the fact that they were not tested when they were ill. Marianne herself has paid an antibody test in the post. A test confirmed that she had the disease.”, Fought for us, and co-workers would be”
In an op-ed piece in the GP in writing of the following:
”We were fighting for the us, and co-workers to be tested for the covid-19, but it was denied. The responsibility for deciding whether the testing was on our then-art director who, in turn, contacted by HR to interview us about our problems. However, despite the fact that we have had a number of recorded cases of the covid-19-among both old and new, the staff at our hotel in april, and was tested, neither we, the rest of the staff or the patients.”
Eve Midbjer Hammarström is the area manager the North of the island of Hisingen, göteborg.
She is of the opinion that there was adequate safety equipment throughout the entire period, even though it was not approved in accordance with the american standard.
"We had to use the proprietary liquids because there wasn't an order," she says.”Unfortunate, at the beginning of the”
Eva Midbjer Hammarström said that she is concerned that staff have been infected on the job.
" It was unfortunate at the start, was that there was a lack of safety equipment, so we had to make our own. At the present time, there is a variety of equipment, and we have also increased staffing for the summer, " she says.
" today, we have The well-functioning of the processes. As soon as someone shows the symptoms of the common cold, we use protective gear and use a face visor in the health and social care work, regardless of whether the person is healthy or not. What are the new guidelines from the Folkhälsomyndigheten the past few weeks.
She explained that the employees have the opportunity to call in and support in the context of the pandemic. Not only for people who had concerns about becoming infected, and of those who have been sick are able to receive assistance from, inter alia, the occupational health services.
" The fact that you can die of the disease, it is a traumatic experience. It is clear that the man is terrified, " said Eva Midbjer Hammarström.
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