HOSPITAL COVID TESTS PATIENT AND HAS HER SIGN A DNR AS IF THERE IS NO HOPE FOR RECOVERY!
Patient Forbidden to Use Bathroom and Her Daughter has to Beg Nurses to Change Her Diaper
On January 19, 2022, I took my mom to AdventHealth Palm Coast Hospital after dealing with Covid. We all had gotten Covid after going to our niece’s wedding in New York. At this time, my entire family had Covid. We were all sooo sick, but never had fevers, just exhausted with chest pain and leg pain. My mom never complained – not once! Just kept trying to get over this.
On December 2, 2021, she was supposed to have a doctor’s appointment with Dr. Ahmed of AdventHealth Hospital, but she missed it, due to illness. I called them to let them know she had Covid. They never offered any medications. I called them a week later and told then she wasn’t getting better. They just suggested going to immediate care and getting a chest x-ray.
The next day she felt better. We were taking the Zelenko protocol and she seemed to be improving, then I noticed walking was very difficult for my mom. It got so bad that I was worried she had had a stroke because she couldn’t bear weight on her right leg. We have a family history of strokes, and she was still having brain fog, so I thought it could be a stroke.
On January 19, 2022, I took her to the Emergency Room (ER). They asked for her vaccination status and the ER doctor seemed relieved that my mom wasn’t vaccinated. He said they had seen a lot of people coming in after receiving shots with Atrial fibrillation (A-fib).
My mom insisted I go home – BIG MISTAKE! After I left, they Covid tested her and had her sign a DNR. I told them when I admitted her that I was her health care proxy, and I would need to sign anything. They ignored this request! She was given a PCR test and moved to a Covid wing farthest away from the nursing station.
I went to visit her every day. The hours were 2 P.M. to 6 P.M., which weren’t good for my family. I have two children who are in school and activities. I would have preferred to come A.M. and P.M., for breakfast and/or dinner, but this wasn’t allowed. The nursing staff made me wear gowns masks and face shields. This made it sooo difficult to have any sense of sanity. I felt isolated, too! Forgotten as a human being.
I also had to beg these nurses just to change her diaper as she wasn’t allowed to use the bathroom! They wouldn't let my mom get up to go to the bathroom, so she was in diaper that they didn't change. She would call and call for help, but they never came. I had to walk to the nurses’ station to get help.
On Friday night, January 21, my husband’s birthday, I didn’t want to leave the hospital. I felt something was going on. She had a travel nurse that day and I felt something was off. I had been leaving messages all day for the doctors to return my calls and nothing. No one called me.
It was almost 7 P.M., and I felt like these doctors should have called or stopped in. At least returned a call. Nothing. So, I marched to the nurses’ station and asked for the head nurse, Jessica. I gave her a piece of my mind and told her everything that had happened! She was apologetic and then my mom’s new evening nurse came in and said my mom wasn’t doing well! So, I ran back to her room yelling for her and she was non-responsive. Mom had coded, and everyone was up there trying to revive her! It was the same doctor from the ER who had asked for her vaccine status who was giving my mom chest compressions. While he was doing this, an evil nurse was telling him to stop, because of the DNR! I told them that my mom wasn’t supposed to sign anything without my knowledge and that she was coerced. The paperwork was pulled and they showed me the DNR! I could feel her soul leave her body, then they got a pulse and she came back. I think she must’ve been charged by my rage and the Epinephrine.
They brought her back, but then vented her! They told me they had to, but when I saw her again, she was trying to take it out!!! They brought her back to life and she held out her hands, but they convinced me she was at the end and she just rallied for us. They suggested we move her to palliative care and kept bringing up that DNR she signed. At 7 A.M. the following day, Saturday, she officially passed on January 22, 2022 - murdered by a series of several people who all did the wrong thing after they had sworn allegiance to do no harm.
My family is devastated and I am devastated. I lost my mom, best friend and my neighbor. My children lost their “Mim” – this is what we called her. My children have no grandparents on both sides of the family. My dad died when I was three and, on that night, before my mom died, I saw him. He came to get her. God Bless her soul!
Norma K. Ritter-Rizzo we will never forget you, and we will never forget you were denied drugs and vitamins that would have saved your life. My mom was a social worker, domestic violence advocate and guardian ad litem. She helped everyone she knew and lived her life to serve the less fortunate, troubled and broken. She even volunteered as a hospice aide in the same hospital that killed her! They murdered my mom in four days there! I’m sorry, mom!
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