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RITA can be deployed to support a variety of situations. On this occasion a child with profound learning difficulties presented at the emergency department and was extremely distressed. RITA was applied in order to calm the child. The result was beyond anyones expectations.
Supporting Staff with less traditional aids can improve care, support staff, contribute towards less falls and improve financial savings.
Committed to improving care for patient’s living with dementia ‘Right from the ED front door’! Admissions into ED can be a very frightening experience for people with cognitive impairment, they can become distressed and confused with the unfamiliar surroundings, causing further anxiety despite nursing staff’s repeated verbal reinforcements and it can often make diagnosis difficult.