Category Archives: Annie Oakley

Helping when the help is not wanted
09 Jul

Helping When the Help is NOT Wanted

By Donna RandallAnnie Oakley

Once again trying to put myself in the shoes of my care recipient, I surmise that having other people do the work you’ve always done can cause resentment. After all, from the perspective of the elderly one (especially when that person doesn’t see well and had become used to being unclean), all the things being

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Difficulty with Changes
29 May

Difficulty with Changes

By Donna RandallAnnie Oakley

When the condition of a care recipient results in altering daily affairs, everyone involved is affected. Such a change in Annie has just now occurred, and we are considering the implications. We received word yesterday from Annie’s Day Care program that she no longer can attend Saturdays at the centre, given she cannot keep up with

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