They had been one of the thousands who’ve died from the illness in retirement houses throughout Europe.
The couple was together for 56 decades. When Cesarea was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, they transferred into a nursing home so that they could remain in unison.
For mourning relatives, the despair is increased by never having had an opportunity to say a final goodbye to their nearest and dearest.
Their daughter Almudena along with her sisters say they’d spent trying to have information about their ailing parents. Finally, they obtained communication from the nursing home: both could be sedated. They expired, without the comfort of the loved ones.
“My dad was born in 1932. And at the very last days of his life, even when he got sick, he had been denied his right to hospital attention. He did not deserve this type of death. He, nor my mom.”
Allegations of mistreatment, neglect, and jealousy have compelled the intervention of this Emergencies Military Unit in several residencies around Spain.
“In a single, they discovered seven corpses,” explained Carmen Flores of the Patient Ombudsman Association. “Why are they there? Why were not they delivered to your hospital? Why did not they predict their households? It was frightful. Just like a horror film.”
Health employees have denounced the absence of protective gear for employees and deficient confinement steps that supposed the virus spread like wildfire.
Presently a new rescue program was introduced to attempt and break the vicious circle of disease.
In one such resort, sponsored by Room Makeup to two hundred beneficiaries like a safe sanctuary: COVID-free surroundings with nursing home care.
“35 people are working,” explained Marina Cendrero, a resort aid coordinator. “That is a percentage of 3 employees per resident. This is quite tricky to realize. However, we would like to prove it can be carried out. And we’re doing it”
Juan and Mari Ángeles happen to be settled at a wedding package with a perspective, but they can’t overlook the friends they dropped in the nursing home.
He said’They sent me into some location, I saw that the folks next to me and that I believed I’m never leaving ‘. He said:’That is it, I’m done’. But he had been discharged.”
Others only dream of the day this will be finished.
“The very first thing I will do, after I’m free again would be to go to Plaza Mayor,” explained Maria Rivas Arroyo. “Before that, I’ll head to see my grandchildren, and even though I can not touch them… I’ll give them a tight hug.”
With this, she provides them an imaginary hug.