Prospero Stories: A Supportive Care Team, No Matter The Time
The following is a true story; the names of the patient and caregiver in this story have been changed to protect their privacy. Images do not represent their likeness.
After reviewing Patricia’s medical chart, Elizabeth discovered Patricia’s neurologist recently prescribed a new medication to help with Patricia’s worsening tremors. Elizabeth
The next morning, Prospero nurse practitioner Stephanie Orlando visited Patricia and Scott to see how Patricia was doing. Scott said Patricia’s condition had improved overnight. Stephanie met with Patricia and noted she was alert, able to answer questions, and that her speech and motor strength were back to normal.
“We are grateful that Prospero was there when we needed them.”Scott, Patricia’s caregiver
Scott was extremely grateful he was able to speak with the Prospero care team at night, after hours. Their interventions prevented Scott from taking Patricia to the hospital, and the team provided him with the emotional support he needed.