J W (9538)

Admission Details for Patient: J R W (9538)

Gender: Male Age: 69
Marital Status: Single Religion: Baptist
Occupation: Farm labourer
Address: Old Colwyn, Carnarvonshire

Date of Admission: November 11, 1920
Date of Death: April 20, 1921
Cause of Death:

Disease: (Senile insanity)
Supposed Cause: Don't know

Medical Certificate:
I have attended this man for three months since he came from America. He is very restless at nights getting up, speaking to himself, walking about the house. He says his brother in law, Mr H, is Joe, and old mate of his. He is unsteady in his gait. His memory is exceedingly bad. Mr H, his brother in law, says that he is rapidly getting worse, he found him early this morning downstairs taking his trousers off and quite at a loss as to where he was, and his trousers wet with urine. Mrs H, his sister, says she found him quite lost. He calls her husband a very old friend on board ship. Price Morris, Old Colwyn, 11th Nov 1920.

Approximate duration of present attack: Some months

Number of Previous Attacks: 0

Number of Previous Admissions: 0

Number of Subsequent Admissions: 0

Total Number of Admissions: 1

Relatives affected: cousin died at the asylum about 12 mths ago

Epileptic: No

Suicidal: No

Dangerous: No

Clean Habit:

Food Refusal:

Sleep Habit:

Destructive Habit:



Physical/Mental State at Examination:

Current Diagnosis: Unspecified dementia (F03)

Case Notes

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Information taken from Certificate.


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