What's the nicest thing a patient has done for you? - page 8
The other day a patient baked me a homemade berry pie and brought it up to the floor with a really nice note saying some of the sweetest things! It made me feel so special!... Read More
Apr 29, '06Occupation: Nurse Educator, psych forensic hosp Specialty: 45 year(s) of experience in pure and simple psych ; Joined: Mar '05; Posts: 804; Likes: 120A very paranoid young man said that I could use his "full and legal name" when working with other people with schizophrenia, so that they would know that my interventions "really worked, with real people."
Another patient said "The thing about you is that you have a very high 'give a s**t' factor."
One gave me a beautiful pink rock to add to my desk collection.
Apr 29, '06Joined: May '03; Posts: 893; Likes: 53When one of my people come up and hug my neck and says, "I love you!"
I work with the mentally/physically challenged.....and they can express emotions just like anyone else.
It makes my day when one of them does that!
Sep 3, '07Occupation: Student Midwife Joined: Mar '07; Posts: 86; Likes: 22i was given a beautiful scarf from my first follow through and an offer for dinner on them when she returns from india. Lovely woman. 24 hour labour, many hours on sinto and ended up with a c section and it was my first and i was asked if i wanted to scrub in and hold a retractor. as a first year thats rare. I thanked my woman so much for letting me get so personal with her......lol, i know her inside out now!!!! she now calls me friend, not student!!!