HA HA HA HA HA!!!!!!!!!!

That was AWESOME.

I've recently taught Lester the Lion Kitty to stand up for his treats….because it's cute mostly, but also because it seems to help him get it far enough in his mouth since he isn't the greatest eater with his smooshy face. ANYWAY….my friend Suzy kindly took him to the vet for me today and I met her there, since I really wanted Lester to get seen asap for his bad sinus infection or whatever. Okay, anyway again, he has to take antibiotics for a while. Of course no cat likes taking pills. But I held it up like a tiny treat and he stood up for it, I threw it in his mouth like a treat and gulp! It went down, no fuss at all! No torture! Of course I praised him to the skies with a few real treats, but was that not awesome. To have a kitty stand up for his drug! Ha ha! Ha ha!! HA HA HA HA HA!!!!!!!!!!!!!! HA HA HA HA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Okay moving on. Today was a semi stressful day…cursing angry unsteady lady causing issues and rattling other patients. I did four evals and two groups. Groups were a struggle because of two quite disruptive patients making it hard. At least I got 20 units for first time in a while. I would have had more but I ended up doing some non-billable helping.

Some of our patients are sweet and pleasant and just not suitable for OT – solely because my supervisor wants them to be at least at a 3.2 level to take them on in this unit…and that apparently pisses off some of the nurses because, I guess, they think anyone who isn't absolutely 100% insane, should get OT. It's a great thought, but with one OT running things (especially when there is no student), there has to be some kind of cut-off because otherwise it's just too much work for one person.

Relatively short post today…nothing too incredibly exciting, just difficult dealing with a few disruptive patients that have a domino effect of upsetting everyone, especially the most “cured” ones ready to go home.

I now have 7 patients…so maybe tomorrow's group will be big. Hmmm, what to do, what to do. Several of them have severe visual impairments so don't want it to be too visual. Blah blah blah, the end.

Mar 10, 2009 | Category: Occupational Therapy | Comments: 1