When someone is stressed out from caring for others, it can have a negative effect on his or her own health, ultimately affecting the care the person can give.
Otterbein University professor Kay Ball has seen it many times in her decades-long career as a nurse. That’s why she’s made it a priority to educate her fellow nurses on the importance of their own wellness – and to ensure their working conditions are optimal for good health.
“One of the things that I try to instill in my students is healthy lifestyles,” Ball says. “You’ve got to take care of yourself to take care of your patients.”
Read the full article in Westerville Magazine.