It was one thing for Rufus to bluff his way to get to the room where they were keeping Phil, but another to get through the police guard sitting outside and the nursing staff popping in and out. He walked straight past the PC confidently without getting on the policeman's radar.
He continued until he found a regular ward for old people with various stages of dementia. Making it up as he went along, he took any opportunity he could. He saw a trolley with a cleaning bucket and mop.
He purposefully took the handle.
He was on a roll!