Now more than ever, recognizing the valiant efforts of medical personnel is on our minds. We’ve all seen the countless pictures, videos, and stories of hardworking nurses and other medical staff, all over the internet. Stories of medical personnel living away from their families to keep them safe, and stories of those exhausted and weeping over another loss. We see the marks on their faces from wearing masks for 12 hours a day, and we see in their eyes the toll that it can take on them. We’ve also seen stories of celebrations as COVID patients are able to breathe without a ventilator or being able to leave the hospital after a successful battle over the disease. As we read these stories, we cry with them and we cheer alongside them.
Here at Heart ‘n Home Hospice we have had to make many adjustments to comply with all the recommendations of the CDC, local governments, and the facilities that we work with. One thing that hasn’t changed is our commitment to serving our patients both professionally and compassionately. Below are thoughts from a couple Heart ‘n Home Nurses who share how they have made necessary adjustments, but continue serving their patients with our same high standards even during this pandemic.
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