Update of 4/5/15, Easter Sunday


Update of 4/5/15, Easter Sunday

tumblr_n3z7cuCPls1r5jmhto2_400On Saturday, it was the food fair at local food pantry; I picked up food for four clients. Regular cares today for clients.

On Sunday I went to visit Mom at rehaby. Mom is now doing pivot transfers in her room and not just in rehab! Mom was very down today because she will not be out for Easter to go to Easter Vigil which is her favorite Mass of the whole year.

Monday was dialysis. I started working on trying to get Mom out for Easter Vigil Mass. I was told they needed to have the social worker review it and talk to her MCO so would not have any answers until late today or early tomorrow. Regular care for clients today.

On Tuesday, we had follow up with the surgeon for Mom. They took the stitches out. Received call from rehab center and told I would be able to take her out after supper and have her back by midnight if she was going to continue rehab. Time wise that would not work as she would not be out from supper until 6:30 p.m. and it takes 30 to 45 minutes to get back to town and I need to be at church by 6:45 p.m. I was told that I could call her MCO and ask for an exception on the need to be there for supper but there would be no exception to the being back by midnight if she is going to continue rehab. Called her MCO and got the approval to take her out after lunch but will need to feed her supper and make sure she takes her meds that the rehab center will have set up for us. I will need to have a shot training session on her care before I can take her out as a condition of the okay to miss a meal at the rehab center. Regular care for clients today. Friend's life line box started to go off on its own, saying calling for service. When connected with the monitoring center they stated that they were getting an unspecified error so would be sending him a new box out.

On Wednesday dialysis. Regular care for clients today. Decorating for Holy Thursday this evening.

Holy Thursday I got a hair cut today. Regular care for clients today. Friend received his new lifeline box today so changed it out for him. Mass of the Lord’s supper tonight with adoration of the Blessed Sacrament until 10 PM today with stripping of the Altar after that. To bed about 11:30 PM.

On Good Friday Mom had dialysis. Good Friday of the Lord’s Passion service today. Dropped of return box for friend's life line box that failed. Laundry today.

On Holy Saturday, I helped with decorating at church. I had two clients this morning. I picked Mom up from rehab center at 1 p.m. to be able to take to Easter Vigil at church. We spent some time with friends before church. After church had to take Mom back to the rehab center. We arrived back up there by 11:15 p.m. I did have to call and have them come to help me get mom out of car as she was very tired and had problems standing to do her pivot transfer. I made my report and headed home. Started raining on my way home and I pulled in at home at 12:05 a.m.

On Easter Sunday, I attended church this morning as well as had two clients. Then I headed back to the rehab center, thanks to a friend from church that thought I should go see Mom on Easter Sunday and gave me some gas money to go. I was not going to go on Sunday this week as I could not afford the gas for another trip this week. I also stayed for supper with Mom as I ordered a guest tray.

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I feel like I am missing something as I am not as busy as I normally am. I have also had several issues come up already this week that I am working on and will be reporting on soon!


You rock, Larry. That's awesome your mom was able to attend Easter Vigil mass. \r\n\r\nHow are you feeling these days? You've had soooo much to manage and take care of.


I am so glad to hear that things have somewhat calmed down at the Rehab center. What you did was right on target & not only helped your mom but all the other residents. Great job! You are a true hero in my book!\r\nMaria