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Riveria – How did you deal with the transition from hospital to home?

Riveria – How did you deal with the transition from hospital to home?

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Well, at first we were afraid that we was going to do something wrong. So, we was at the point of calling the paramedics all the time, and the paramedics was afraid, too. So, we felt like he was a patient at first, and that we had to adjust to the fa... Show More

Well, at first we were afraid that we was going to do something wrong. So, we was at the point of calling the paramedics all the time, and the paramedics was afraid, too. So, we felt like he was a patient at first, and that we had to adjust to the fact that he was—treat him like family, which didn't go good all, you know, all the time because certain things he couldn't do. But, it was better than treating him like a patient; if something was wrong, we called the paramedics.

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Riveria – How did you deal with the transition from hospital to home?

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Well, at first we were afraid that we was going to do something wrong. So, we was at the point of calling the paramedics all the time, and the paramedics was afraid, too. So, we felt like he was a patient at first, and that we had to adjust to the fact that he was—treat him like family, which didn't go good all, you know, all the time because certain things he couldn't do. But, it was better than treating him like a patient; if something was wrong, we called the paramedics.

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