Woman blames assisted-care facility when her mother dies of a stroke - page 2
I read an article in the newspaper (StarTribune, March 12, 2013) tonight. The front page title caught my attention "FAMILIES WANT VOICE IN NURSING INQUIRIES". However, after reading the first couple paragraphs, I couldn't even... Read More
- 2Mar 19, '13 by Altra GuideQuote from visionary123Yes, it is exactly that bad, in a minority of families. Fortunately, it is a minority ... though a distressingly large one.I don't get it - is it really that bad out there now that people don't expect their loved ones to ever die of natural causes? And when they do, it has to be someone else's fault?
On a regular basis I encounter people who have clearly never, ever given thought to the inevitable phases of life and passage of time. Their reality is simply an ever-present NOW. I have taken care of patients whose families were just *shocked* when told that the outlook was grim for their emaciated, dusky-colored grandmother covered in decubitii and with stridorous respirations.
And yes, this is exactly the type of person who looks for fault, because things don't go their way.