Business owner finds new purpose in health care

October 30, 2015

Business owner finds new purpose in health care

Jan Seaman remembers walking into a client’s room during her clinical practicum. The patient was bed-bound—he couldn’t feed or dress himself or speak.

It’s easy for others—even family members—to forget and think that someone in this situation doesn’t hear or know what is going on around them. But Jan saw something different. As she worked with the client, she began to see that he could communicate with his eyes and hands.

Over a period of time, she discovered that he loved baseball. So she began to give him the daily scores whenever she would enter his room.

“He’d get a tear in his eye,” Jan says, “because someone was having a conversation with him. For him to know that I knew that he could communicate without talking—it was very powerful.” More...

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