In my current role as a Medicaid Case Manager for 9 years with the elderly population in a Nursing Home and Skilled Rehabilitation Center. I have seen so many different situations from a homeless person with no financial resources and declining health to a millionaire with declining health, but neither have assistance with proper planning for independent living and...
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...ry heartfelt, but the doctor and the nurses wanted the baby boy and his parents reported to the Department of Children and Families. This was very difficult for me, because my spiritual beliefs wanted to forgive them like God forgave me, but the professional side of me had to take in consideration of the code of ethics and the hospital policies and procedures. Unfortunately, I had to put my personal biases aside and focus on the welfare of the baby boy, therefore I had to contact the Department of Children and Families regarding the case. I was not able to follow the case to the end, but I did find out that the baby boy was removed from his parents’ custody and placed with the baby’s paternal grandparents. This experience has opened my eyes to want to work with the substance abusers and mental health population with group and counselling methods to help other.
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