The spectrum of social issues explodes in some patients and their families.
As you get to know the patient better and the family trust you, more details come out. Who is truly supportive, who is the true carer, who matters in the time of trouble, etc etc. Sad. Very sad most times.
There are others, whom you would love to be a part of your family. They leave everything and are there for their parents or family or friends. Fantastic.
A social worker’s job is quite phenomenal as they must be taking in all this stuff day-in-and-day-out. Wonder how they cope with this. Really. How do they cope with all this?
Family matters. Stick close.
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