New publication commissioned by the Community of Madrid about the investigation of what happened in nursing homes during the first wave of the coronavirus pandemic. This Monday, several police reports written by Madrid police officers during their visits to senior centers came to light.
There are more than two hundred documents out of nearly a thousand requested by a citizen whose request was approved by the Transparency Council. Some reports in which the Government led by the popular leader Isabel Díaz Ayuso went to court trying to prevent them from being published, according to Cadena SER, a medium that has access to about 205 police reports that quoted.
In this sense, the main keys of these reports are the kind of horror they describe, with corpses not collected for days, but also with socio-health workers in physical and mental exhaustion due to the “lack of institutional support” in the Community.
Difficulties for funeral services in the care of remains
Therefore, one of the main reasons included in the police reports is the apparent difficulties that occur in some nursing homes to collect the mortal remains of deceased people. These are the conditions as recorded on April 5, 2020, when the municipal agents went to the residence of Ballesol, where the director explained that he had to take the mortal remains of the three elderly people who were still in the center , one 48 hours. the other day and the other two the day before.
As happened, according to reports accessed by SER, on April 6 at the residence of Amavir Puente de Vallecas. The agents’ report indicated that “there have been three deaths at the facility. The oldest occurred on 04-05-2020 at 8:00 am.”
And in those first days of April, the Municipal Police of Madrid once again realized that from another residence, Orpea Madrid Valdemarín, they asked for shrouds and “help to remove the deceased in the shortest possible time.”
They are not the only cases recorded in the police report. On the other hand, dated April 12, at the aforementioned Vallecas nursing home, they verified that there was another resident who had died since the previous day.
“Neither the UME nor the Community of Madrid showed (…) In short, no one”
Regarding the situation of abandonment or impotence admitted by some employees experienced and recorded in the minutes of the residences, cases such as on April 4 in the residence of Rafael Alberti, in Moncloa, show . In this they “urgently” asked for protective equipment and said that “neither the UME nor the Community of Madrid showed up.” It does not stop there: “In short,” they leave to write, “no one.”