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What do you say to comfort a friend with a sick family member?
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- I hear you have an illness in your family, I’ll be thinking of you all.
- I know we never really talk, but I wanted to let you know I’m here.
- If you ever need a listening ear or want to grab a coffee, I’m around.
- I just wanted to let you know I’m praying for your family.
What to say to someone who has lost a loved one?
The Best Things to Say to Someone in Grief
- I am so sorry for your loss.
- I wish I had the right words, just know I care.
- I don’t know how you feel, but I am here to help in any way I can.
- You and your loved one will be in my thoughts and prayers.
- My favorite memory of your loved one is…
- I am always just a phone call away.
How do you deal with a distressed patient?
use supportive expressions to relieve their distress. allow patients to express emotions….Research shows that patients want their health providers to:
- imagine themselves in their situation.
- speak gently and softly.
- talk in a way that inspires hope, and without touching or hugging (Some like it, but others don’t)
How do nurses deal with angry family members?
How do I deal with an angry family member?
- If they are yelling, stop and just listen. Calmly ask them about this problem.
- Don’t get defensive, and don’t take it personally. The patient needs to feel safe.
- Ask follow-up questions and ask about specifics.
- Be empathetic.
- Let the family member know you’re there to help.
How do you cheer up a friend with family problems?
- Let them know you are there. Lots of people can find it hard to open up about how they’re feeling.
- Support them to seek help. Supporting your friend or loved one to seek help can be really important.
- Don’t be critical.
- Think about what you say.
- Ask them what helps.
- Help them to plan ahead.
- Stay in touch.
- Look after yourself.
How do you know if you’re distressed?
Signs of distress
- Deterioration in physical appearance or personal hygiene.
- Excessive fatigue, exhaustion; falling asleep in class repeatedly.
- Visible changes in weight; statements about changes in appetite or sleep.
- Noticeable cuts, bruises or burns.
- Frequent or chronic illness.
- Disorganized speech, rapid or slurred speech, confusion.
What do you say to an upset patient?
Try using these phrases when meeting with a patient: “You look really upset. Tell me about it.” “I’m so sorry this is happening to you.”
How do you respond to someone in crisis?
How do I respond in a crisis?
- Listen without making judgements and concentrate on their needs in that moment.
- Ask them what would help them.
- Reassure and signpost to practical information or resources.
- Avoid confrontation.
- Ask if there is someone they would like you to contact.
What to say to someone that has family problems?
“Listen, I am here for you whenever you need to talk. So always know you can talk to me no matter what.” -sometimes just a friendly reminder that you are there for them and they are not alone, is enough to help them in the long run. With other situations too. “Let’s go hang out so we can get your mind off this.