I felt guilty putting my dad in a nursing home, but it brought us closer together

Jen McPherson | The Guardian | 4 April 2022

“Nursing homes might have a bad reputation for neglect and abuse, but I saw only the good. The tireless work of the staff and their endless supplies of empathy and care gave my father a new lease of life, one where he was safe and thriving rather than alone and neglected. For someone with complex health needs and a lack of a support system like my father, it was the perfect place to spend his remaining years. It provided respite to both of us, so we could enjoy life again.”

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