Working With The Nursing Home Patient


By Zoriana N. Mangione, Quality Care Opticians, Ballston Lake, NY



Becoming a mobile optician for nursing home residents requires, above all else, patience and compassion. Next, one should expect much planning and organization, the willingness to travel from site-to-site in a variety of weather conditions, adaptability to various working conditions at the facilities, the willingness to carry the contents of an entire office to each site, and different communication skills and protocols.

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