Dec 21, 2019

Best of 2019: 24 Hour Nurse, A Mother’s Day Story

This year, International Nurses Day coincided with Mother’s Day. Nicky Hondros, a palliative care nurse shared her and her mum’s heartfelt story and provided a little glimpse into what it’s like caring for someone living with dementia.

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