i just read this in the social health care coverage activism forum, posted by spacenurse. it is mainly directing the message toward universal healthcare, but the complacency described in the article pervades all areas in healthcare and our society as a whole. i was so blown away by this article and by its profound truth that i feel we ltc nurses could also benefit from its core message.
"this is a story about what happens when we sleepwalk in the false comfort zones of self absorbed complacency and mediocrity in stonewalled silence and blind allegiance to a system that fooled us into thinking it was synonymous with care and compassion. it is also about what actions we need to take when we suddenly wake up from our hibernation."