Drugs forced on to crying care home patient


A nurse who shoved medicine into an elderly dementia patient’s mouth as she screamed ‘no! No! No!’ has been kicked out of the profession. Susan Capewell was working for Care UK at the Willows Nursing Home in Middlesbrough when she forced medication on the woman, who was in her 80s. Capewell was seen by a a healthcare assistant using her hands and arm to prise open the patient’s mouth, the Nursing and Midwifery Council heard. The woman appeared ‘distressed’ and…

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