Category Archives: patients


“Courage is fear that has said its prayers.” ~ Dorothy BernardPart of my job here at the hospice is reviewing surveys that caretakers and family members fill out, giving their opinion of our services. The best part of this task … Continue reading

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You’re a Doll

I spent the morning visiting patients, and today’s rounds were, well, different, to say the least. I was kneeling next to a patient’s wheelchair in the activity room of the nursing home, talking quietly and soothingly, when the chosen activity … Continue reading

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Clearing My Head

I spent some time with patients this afternoon, visiting and talking, seeing how they are doing, what they need, even if it was just to chat for a while. I was nervous; I felt like I was barging into a … Continue reading

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