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Choosing a Long-Term Care Home, I will never "put" you anywhere. Thought of the day

Posted Mar 24th, 2015 in Long-Term Care, Tips

Choosing a Long-Term Care Home, I will never

I will never “put” you anywhere

I will never “put” the one I love in a care home.

I will continue however to “put” the milk in the fridge, the car in the garage, and the trash out on Fridays.

Putting things away is a matter of habit, often done without thought,
And that is why I will never “put” you anywhere.

I will never choose your destination based upon peer pressure,
Because I was entrusted by you to do my best
I will not make a lesser decision because it is easier, or more conducive to the system,
And that is why I will never “put” you anywhere.

I will act with contemplation, research, and caring,
Because you see, I was chosen for a reason.
I will avoid the pitfalls of acting in haste, and I will honour my pledge to keep you safe,
And that is why I will never “put” you anywhere.

And when the time arises, that you may need
Support and care beyond my reach,
I will sleep at night, with peaceful bliss,
And that is why I will never "put" you anywhere

For we have found a place
After thoughtful reflection, and loving review
Because I have chosen for you in the best way I know
And you were not "put" anywhere

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