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Unformatted text preview: Week 6 DQ 2 I do not think that is possible to give someone too much support, I do however believe that what some people see as support others may see as smothering, overwhelming, or pity. I think it is important to not over-step your boundaries when trying to be there for someone. You should be there to help the ill person do things that he or she cannot do, not take over and pretend they cannot do anything. It is very important for an ill person to feel like they are needed and they do make a difference. How would someone feel if another person stepped into their home and started doing everything for them? They wouldn't feel important. If the person is so ill that they cannot get out of bed then don't make them try to do things but if the person wants to go to the store or do the dishes or just have a day of peace without anyone around, let them, that is what you are there for. Make sure you listen to the person and actually hear what they are saying to you....
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This note was uploaded on 09/28/2011 for the course HCA 230 230 taught by Professor Jones during the Spring '11 term at University of Phoenix.
- Spring '11