Itโ€™s good to touch someone ๐Ÿ˜‡

I rang the McMillan nurse yesterday who used to come out to visit mum before she found her a place in the hospice. I wanted to thank her for all what she had done for my mum and for my sister and I.

I thought it was Monday morning and she was probably starting another tough week and I wanted her to know just how much she is appreciated. She was touched by my call and said it was very rare that she heard from the relatives after the patient had passed. ย Hopefully it gave her a good start to the ย week. ๐Ÿ˜‡

Another angel for my book ๐Ÿ˜‰

12 Comments on “Itโ€™s good to touch someone ๐Ÿ˜‡

  1. Very cute! I did the same thing yesterday,thanking someone who assisted me. It probably is rare to receive those calls, making it all the more important and rewarding.

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  2. I am sure Elaine your compassionate act will keep your treasured McMillan nurse going.
    It sounds as though she had quite an impact and I really do think home contact plays a big part in that experience ๐Ÿ‘ผ๐Ÿ‘ผ๐Ÿ‘ผ

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    • I agree Margaret, I donโ€™t know how we would have coped without her, mums doctor was not a great help . Doctors have a different work ethic they want to keep people going whereas The McMillan team focus on the pain, comfort, dignity and spiritual side.

      Whilst mum was going through all this I was diagnosed with polycythemia which is a blood cancer, itโ€™s not life threatening if recognised and treated. I only hope that I can have access to a marvellous team like the McMillan nurses. x


  3. Beautiful angel, and I’m sure it made her day hearing from you. A thank you goes such a long way. x How are you doing? Dizzy and I were thinking of you over Christmas. xxx

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    • Iโ€™m doing okay thank you, we have all been busy clearing mums house and sorting out everything that needed cancelling. It was funny yesterday I looked in mums emails and she had won ยฃ10 on the postcode lottery! She had left things in order with passcodes for her various online accounts.

      Her funeral is next Monday morning which feels strange because it seems ages since she passed. I wrote most of the Commemoration and obviously a five little angels poem which John my husband is going to read in the service. She wouldnโ€™t want us to be miserable so Iโ€™m going to try my best to hold it together ๐Ÿ˜‰

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      • Aww, I’ll be thinking of you on Monday. But don’t out pressure on yourself to hold it together through it, I’m sure she wouldn’t mind if you had a little cry during it. xx Just take things a day at a time. ๐Ÿ™‚ xxx

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  4. Compassion at such times is so important and makes such a huge difference, and it’s lovely of you to call to let them know how much it was appreciated. xxxx

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