How To Avoid Being Blind Sided By Rehab Staff on Discharge

There is no adequate way to explain to my clients why rehab/skilled nursing facilities staff do not communicate with them.  It seems to be endemic throughout the country.  There are many reasons why communication is essential for the family, foremost being the need to know if discharge is imminent. I tell my clients to be…

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Continued Conversations With Danielle:At The Hospital

Yesterday Danielle’s partner , Spencer had another surgery.  It was a surgery that needed to be pushed up because complications had started.  It had taken much work to get the date moved but as usual Danielle was persistent and tenacious. Surgery was scheduled for 2:50PM but they had to arrive at the hospital at 8:30…

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