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It's a Remote World


A special thanks today to Warrior blogging guest, Irene Goetze:

If you had asked me to define remote years ago, I would say that it meant a place that was hard to get to or it described a person who was not prone to interact with others. 682 more words

Life As A Caregiver

Baggage

I have such a good relationship with Mom right now, I have to remind myself that as close as we’ve always been, we have had our share of issues. 629 more words

Dementia

Scars

An Injury

When I think of a scar, the first image that comes to mind is a literal scar on my right hand. It’s only about a quarter of an inch long and I’ve long since forgotten its cause. 552 more words

Continuity (ii)

Funny that ‘continuity’ should have two parts –

This aspect of continuity is about relationships, in particular those which exists in a clinical context, between doctor and patient; it is likely that this is relevant to all who work in health and social care, but, given that the model which still remains dominant is that of the doctor-patient dyad – the semi-mystical, secretive, occasionally inexplicable association between those who are in some sort of difficulty – physical, emotional or psychological and the individual who is committed to rooting-out the cause, determining the effect and establishing the treatment or care, I will focus on this. 746 more words

Humanism