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You are the thread, I am the needle

You are the thread, I am the needle

Legacy You are the thread, I am the needle Let us stick together the stories of you life You pick the fabric of each memory Select the vibrant colours and varied textures Collected from the dusty rag bag in the laundry room Or clipped from the love-worn […]

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I love what I do

I love what I do

Thank you to my clients, their families and my colleagues for helping me learn the art of hospice palliative care! I <3 what I do!!

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If I had known then, what I know now

If I had known then, what I know now

The difference in how my father was looked after when dying 25 years ago and the care of my mother last year in hospice. Now it is known as Palliative Care. I thank you — all who have been instrumental in moving us forward in this model […]

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To be open to wherever we go

To be open to wherever we go

To arrive without expectations and to be open to wherever we go… This is how I feel at the start of my hospice shift.

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He was only given a couple hours to live

He was only given a couple hours to live

Fred was my client for years as I worked in a PSW role – we had a wonderful professional relationship at the LTC facility. As time went on and I studied to be a nurse – I was doing one of my practicums at the local hospital. […]

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