Bad staff at the hospital

By Lola
@Lolaze (3164)
United States
January 2, 2016 6:43pm CST
My last day at the hospital, we had the worst staff ever! The mental health techs were horrible. One barged in front of me in the morning and nearly dumped oatmeal all over me. A bit later, she screamed at all of us for trying to finish our breakfasts during group. I was sitting right near her and screaming is a huge issue for me. I shook for a good 30 minutes after that. The guys were even worse. They stood in the hallway hooting and hollering, trying to impress a woman that they were training. Sharing the room with me were two women who were detoxing from drugs and alcohol...they were really sick. I had to go out in the hall and ask them to quiet down! The worst was evening group. One of the staff I'd had to ask to quiet down earlier took center stage and started to lecture us. He told us how staff didn't like any of us. He said we would be lied to by staff to make us stop bothering them and we had to not get upset about it if we wanted to get released. He also told us that the staff just wanted to do their 8 hours, so don't bother them! I don't know what happened after that (my ride was there and I was going home) but I can only imagine what the other patients had to put up with that night.
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@jstory07 (68294)
• Roseburg, Oregon
3 Jan 16
I am glad you got to go home and get away from that mess.
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@yukimori (9066)
• United States
3 Jan 16
A long line of foul words goes here. I would have been sorely tempted to file complaints against every single one of those blankety-blanks. So-called professionals with attitudes like that should never work in the mental health field.
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@Lolaze (3164)
• United States
3 Jan 16
Had I been able to get their names, I would have.
@yukimori (9066)
• United States
3 Jan 16
@Lolaze You should still be able to. They will have records of who was working, and there should be a patient advocate who you can speak to that will help you.
@Lolaze (3164)
• United States
3 Jan 16
@yukimori I'm not sure I even want to bother. The guy who took over the group and told us all of those things, he was only doing it to impress the new girl he was training because he was hitting on her all evening.
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@Susan2015 (21062)
• United States
3 Jan 16
I would have reported them to every state agency that I could think of.
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@Lolaze (3164)
• United States
3 Jan 16
If I had their names :(
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• United States
3 Jan 16
@Lolaze Consider reporting the Hospital to the state Recipients Rights Office. They should be able to get names and evidence.
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@Hatley (164629)
• Garden Grove, California
3 Jan 16
Im sor ry the staff was so bad here in 's outherncalifornia I go to Western Medical center and tey are so good all the staff are well educated and k ind to their patients
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@T_gray (7808)
• Salina, Kansas
3 Jan 16
I know its really hard to find good help in hospitals all over. Ours isn't the greatest either. Neither are the ones all over my state. It really sucks anymore. I am sorry to hear you had such a hard time.
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@poehere (17700)
• French Polynesia
3 Jan 16
Sounds like a bad place and there needs to be some reports filed and the place investigated. I wouldn't want to go back there again.
@Lolaze (3164)
• United States
3 Jan 16
Its actually the best psych hospital in the area, but man did I run into some nasty people that last day
@poehere (17700)
• French Polynesia
3 Jan 16
@Lolaze I hope you are better now and thing will be good for you this year.