Family-doctor-dietician and still losing weight; you must be failing the person, not meeting their needs, not creating innovative or adequately tasty food, not supporting mealtimes, not doing your job.
Anyone who has spent much time in hospital will recognise the phenomenon of the invisible patient.
I have become victim to the system bias of considering diagnoses and discharge destinations to be of more importance than the person I am discharging.
Thank you to my friend and avid reader Freda for pointing-out something I had missed in today’s blog about the Jean Bishop Integrated Care Centre in Hull. ‘So many assessments – completed individually or as a panel? Tiring? Was thinking Doris would have to stay overnight?’ That was her consideration of someone visiting the centreContinue reading “Health Care Support Workers (Jean Bishop II)”
Hard work, when translated into a vision that makes a significant difference is itself transformed, it becomes meaning, its return on investment is not necessarily financial, it is something more profound and longer-lasting.
Others will care less about the smile and focus on the quality of the dressing, the details of the assessment.
Eat a healthy diet
Get enough sunlight
Get enough sleep
Spend time with family and friends