A DAUGHTER has been banned from visiting her mum on her loss of life mattress with out supervision after she gave her an “unauthorised” cuddle at her care house.
Lorna Hammond, 46, rushed to be along with her dying mum Penny Simson at Sovereign Home care house in Coventry, after being advised her situation had worsened.
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Lorna Hammond rushed to consolation her mum Penny Simson Credit score: SWNS:South West Information Service
She should now be supervised whereas visiting her mum at Sovereign Home care house in CoventryCredit score: SWNS:South West Information Service
Penny pictured within the care house along with her husband SteveCredit score: SWNS:South West Information Service
However employees kicked Lorna out after they caught her cuddling Penny, 74, who has Parkinson’s and Dementia.
They advised her that whereas visiting was allowed, any touching was banned as a consequence of coronavirus restrictions.
The married mum-of-four was advised to go away the house instantly and was later knowledgeable she might solely see her mum in future for half an hour with supervision.
Lorna, from Coventry, who’s a full-time carer for her nine-year-old autistic daughter and pop, mentioned: “I did not need her to be alone and acquired into mattress along with her and gave her a cuddle and kiss.
If any individual is dying they deserve the correct to be with their household they usually need to have any individual there.
“I needed to not be her carer; I needed to be her daughter. I simply needed her to know what was occurring.
“The employees got here again in and noticed me as a result of I hadn’t locked the door. They requested me to go away and I left immediately.
“Then I acquired a cellphone name saying there had been a report back to safeguarding which means I had abused my mum.
“I used to be devastated, however I might do it once more as a result of I needed my mum to know she is not alone.”
Lorna needed to inform her mum her grandson’s boyfriend was anticipating a child who could not survive a coronary heart situation identified in utero.
‘IT’S SO CRUEL’
She mentioned: “I needed to transfer my mum from her care house in Oxfordshire to at least one close to me in Coventry.
“In lockdown in June we acquired a name from the house saying she had six hours to dwell.
“Clearly she continues to be alive now. We have been all around her mattress and we weren’t in PPE. We have been allowed to be along with her and contact her.”
However on Wednesday, she was advised her mum had misplaced her swallow reflex.
Lorna mentioned: “I went to see her and he or she had a chest an infection on prime of that, so she could not communicate.
“I needed to hug her as a result of they’d mentioned she was hours from loss of life.
“Now I can solely have half-an-hour visits along with her and need to be supervised. It’s so merciless. There ought to be a change within the guidelines.
“It’s incorrect, so incorrect.”
Lorna added: “The employees have been outstanding. They’ve given my mum one of the best care potential.
“The federal government has acquired it incorrect if you cannot give them a hug after they’re dying. It’s inhumane.
“I do know I broke the foundations however I might do the identical once more to see my mum and provides her a cuddle.”
Sovereign Home has been contacted for remark.