(without children). This would not be a place for those wanting to raise families.
Anyone who didn't want to be in the room could remain in their apartment during these visits.
- Exercise: Simple and accessible exercise equipment (treadmill, exercise bike, hand-weights)
- Nutrition: Green space outside for residents to form a community project such as a fresh garden to eat healthy.
- On site case management, crisis management and counseling.
- Employment opportunities: (for those who can work). This would include working from home.
-A place for worship (clergy from any faith could visit and hold services)
Finally, parents could meet their Maker knowing their adult children are safe. Both can enjoy, worry free, the time they have left together. I wish I could say that was the case for my mom and me during her final months.
I have touched the "tip of the iceberg". There is much more adults with ASD facing similar challenges can add. I hope this will encourage someone to do just that in their own blog post. Please share this post if it interested you. I don't see this topic being addressed enough.
Find out why your patient is in distress. Do what you can to make them as comfortable as possible (even if that means simply not being a jerk). Take your patient seriously. If they tell you that they are allergic, LISTEN and don't force potentially deadly medication on them. It's better to be safe than possibly kill someone and be sued and/or jailed later.
You kind folks of the medical community know who you are. You abusive, stupid ones who will defend the broken system and down put people like me, because in your heart and mind you want to see me and those like me fail. Nurse Ratchet was reported to her supervisor.