A day in the life of a Gilchrist home hospice nurse

Posted at 1:29 PM, Sep 16, 2016
and last updated 2018-12-28 09:54:40-05

Sara Turner is a home hospice nurse for Gilchrist Services, helping to ease the process of passing on for patients and their families.

Turner works to meet her patients’ needs, offering both medical care and emotional support.

“If you can help somebody in their very last hours, days, months, that’s kind of the best gift you can give for somebody and their family as well,” she said.

While saying goodbye to a loved one can be tough, Turner said she loves building new relationships and making the transition smooth for families under her care.

“My favorite, favorite part of the job is when somebody passes and they’re comfortable and their family is okay with it, and their family is comfortable, because that’s a hard thing to do,” she said.

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