My dads stuff always went missing-it used to be distressing to see others in his labelled clothes. Not sure that there is much point in labelling things sometimes. My dad had false teeth for years-he just used to brush them and put some new grip on them. He was in one home and suddenly they were out of his mouth and nowhere to be found. I had only seen them in a few hours earlier. No-one admitted touching them and I was 100% sure that he would not have removed them. I too couldnt face the endless dentist visits to get some new ones and he managed fine without any. However, it is still a measure of indignity and lack of care when this happens. You do end up swallowing this issue but why should you? My dad wondered in other peoples room so I know that it can happen but named stuff in a lost property box should be replaced by staff not rummaged by relatives.