Hospice Meeting Reflection

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On February 14th I spent a day doing something I never thought I would do in a million years, I went to hospice. I always thought I would hate hospice, but I actually didn’t mind it too much, it isn’t a job I see myself doing in the future but it is a job that I understand why people do it and why they enjoy it. During this observation I was touched by how much these nurses really seem to care for each of the patients that they have.
At the beginning of the day all of the nurses have a meeting to discuss the patients and the patients families. This meeting is a lot like report at the hospital, except they are discussing the patient’s family as somebody that they are there to care for as well. These nurses are available to talk to 24 hours

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