“Focus must be kept on patient care in the home, where they are the safest. Listen to our workforce and decrease fears with practical solutions and protocols for care.”
– Kim Kranz, RN, MS, CHPCA
Anxiety levels are high right now. The COVID-19 outbreak has overtaken our lives, affecting everyone, but especially our patients and families. We no longer have the comfort of a normal routine, and there is no end in sight from this unprecedented pandemic. Fear continues to increase, especially for those of us in the hardest hit state, New York, the epicenter of the U.S. outbreak.
As health care providers, this pandemic has put us under enormous stress, but there are ways to ensure we are still providing the best possible care to our patients and their families. This is a time to ease fears with thorough information, knowledge and facts.
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