Gabriela Bieri, people who drink daily and too much, bring old homes back to their borders. In the city of Zurich nursing centres, it is set to you. Why?
The criterion for a place in a care centre for the care of people. Excessive alcohol consumption can be a cause of a Miterscheinung, which is why a man or woman becomes in need of care. Alcohol, for example, is a common cause of dementia before the age of 65. Years of age. In several of our nursing centers, we also have departments for psychiatric ill residents. There alcohol disorders are relatively common.
How the nursing staff in the centers with alcohol addicts, the elderly and the Senior citizens?
Our goal is that the quality of life for our residents, and residents as high as possible. We force them, therefore, not to the withdrawal. We practice a Drink with you in a controlled, agree so, how many glasses should you drink a day. In the case of a long-standing alcohol dependence is the better therapy. An alcoholic from the hospital comes to us, he often made a withdrawal. We no longer encourage him to drink.
it Works well with the drinking arrangements?
This is different, often. But most simply need your level so that you are well.
"you need to drink so much that you can social be integrated and, for example, not fall."
How do you measure these levels?
you should drink so much, you have no withdrawal symptoms, feel great, socially integrated, healthy feed and, for example, do not rush.
What if they are abusive?
Especially in our psychiatric Department, we have specially trained staff working, for example, to prevent situations from escalating. The employees know that If an alcoholic is quick-tempered, not helps it fight, for example. It is much more important to reassure him. For this it is important that the patient and the staff have a good relationship with each other.
"alcoholics are relatively neglected often, when you come to us."
How often are neglected, the people, before they come into the care center?
Especially in the case of alcoholics, this is quite a topic, and relatively frequently. You drink excessively, eat little and fold. As soon as your drinking habits are controlled in the care center, especially regularly eat, you better. Often, you can then return home. There is More of the controlled drinking then a lot more difficult.
How is the Situation with other means of addiction with Cannabis, pills, or Heroin?
Currently, there are very few Senior citizens with us who are of pills, or methadone dependent. Of all the drugs, the alcohol clearly outweighs. (Tages-Anzeiger.ch/Newsnet)
Created: 22.02.2019, 11:12 PM