Mom got a phone call from the nursing home. The nurse said Dad was upset and being un-co-operative. Dad got on the phone and yelled at Mom, telling her they were all cheaters. He could not find doctor-doctor (his Angel), and sounding like he was crying. He told her he loved his Angel and wanted to marry her.
Mom tried to change the subject asking about his visit with my sister yesterday. He yelled at her again telling her he did not want to talk to her anymore, saying she did not understand, and hung up.
Mom called the nursing home back and spoke with the charge nurse. She told Mom they were dispensing medication, and Dad was refusing to take his. The nurse reassured Mom they would try again. Mom is upset and afraid they will send him back to the Psych Ward.
When I got Mom's email, once again, I was upset they did not call me first. THIS IS ONE MAJOR ISSUE I INTEND TO DISCUSS AT THE CARE CONFERENCE!!! I called the nursing home after reading Mom's email. The nurse told me she was just getting ready to call Mom again. Dad was so upset, they had him in his wheel chair, sitting in front of the nursing station, to keep an eye on him. Dad stood up suddenly from his wheel chair, lost his balance and fell. His head hit the counter of the nursing station and cut him above his eyebrow. It bled, but they had stopped the bleeding. She had called his primary doctor and would be putting him on antibiotics for the next fourteen days. I reminded her I am to be the first contact and she told me it said "next of kin" on his chart. I told her to put me as first contact. WHAT IS IT WITH THESE PEOPLE!!??
I just called the nursing home back at 9pm and Dad is sleeping comfortably. I spoke with a different charge nurse, so she related the entire story to me again. She explained the reason they called Mom first, was because Dad had demanded to speak to his wife. Of course, they had to call Mom first. She told me shortly after he cut his forehead, he calmed down. He cooperated and took his medication. He ate dinner and gave them no further problems. I told her Dad refers to his Angel as doctor-doctor. She said that is why he may have gotten so upset, because they thought he meant his primary care doctor. She promised she would make a notation for the staff.
Thank God he is calmed down and OK...