It’s easy to get so focused on the tasks at hand that you forget what hospice is all about. Hospice is not about pain pills, Do Not Resuscitate Orders, admissions, discharge, Medicare, census, or oxygen concentrators. It’s the people stupid.
Here’s an article from the Times Record in Ft. Smith Arkansas that tells of a patient who sounds like a fun guy to be around. Read it and remember why we do what we do.