Therapeutic Relationship With Family

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Building therapeutic relationship with the client and their family is extremely important because it results in building trust. An example of therapeutic relationship with a resident; was when I was asked to walk with one of the residents to the dining hall. I walked into the resident’s room and I greeted the resident and her daughter. I explained the procedure and asked the resident how she was doing. The resident responded, “I have had better days.” This allowed me to ask the resident why she felt that why and offer sympathy towards her. By the time the resident and I got to the dining hall she was smiling and seemed happier. She thanked me for talking with her and she was glad I came to her room. This was extremely rewarding to me because

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