Heather Lawrence was shocked at the state she found her 90-year-old mother, Violet, in when she visited her in hospital.
"The bed was soaked in urine. The continence pad between her legs was also soaked in urine, the door wide open, no underwear on. It was a mixed ward as well," Heather says.
"I mean there were other people in there that could have been walking up and down seeing her, with the door wide open as well. My mum, she was a very proud woman, she wouldn't have been wanted to be seen like that at all."
Violet, who had dementia, was taken to Tameside General Hospital, in