Deaf man treated as dementia patient
The NHS in Wales is still struggling to get the basics right when communicating with patients who are deaf or hard of hearing, a charity claims.
It comes as a complaint was upheld against the Aneurin Bevan health board after it treated a patient as if he had dementia when he was actually deaf.
Action on Hearing Loss Cymru is warning this was not an isolated case.
Paul Heaney reports.
- From the section Wales