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    Trying to find an example of how an organization demonstrates the Theodore Roosevelt quote "Do what you can, with what you have, where you are."

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    Wow, awesome question here. Let me just say there are tons of organizations that follow this incredible saying by Theodore Roosevelt. I will give you a few to think about so you can expand on them.

    Example 1 (Look at Example 4 as well) - Hospice of Washington County, Inc. - http://www.hwc-md.org/

    Their Commitment - HWC provides care to patients through an interdisciplinary team that addresses the needs of the whole person and their family. We work diligently to provide quality end-of-life care in the home of our patients where they are most comfortable and familiar. We will respond promptly to the needs of our patients and their families with a RN being on call 24 hours a day/7 days per week. Anyone can make a referral for hospice care and is admitted with the order of their attending physician. Election of admission into HWC entitles you to the following services:

    - Symptom and Pain Control
    - Professional Care in the Home Setting
    - 24 Hour Advice and Emergency Care
    - Emotional Support
    - Spiritual Care
    - Family Support
    - Respite Care
    - Grief and Bereavement Support
    - Community Resource Information

    American Heritage defines Hospice as - A shelter or lodging for travelers, pilgrims, foundlings, or the destitute, especially one maintained by a monastic order.
    It is a program that provides palliative care and attends to the emotional and spiritual needs of terminally ill patients at an inpatient facility or at the patient's home.

    So in other words - hospice care is any form of medical care or treatment that concentrates on reducing the severity of the symptoms of a disease, or slow the disease's progress, rather than provide a cure. It may occasionally be used in conjunction with curative therapy, providing that the curative therapy will not cause additional morbidity. It aims at improving quality of life, by reducing or eliminating pain and other physical symptoms, enabling the patient to ease or resolve psychological and spiritual problems, and supporting the partner and family. *** Special Note: This particular organization just happened to have Theodore Roosevelt's saying on their web site, their hospice program is not exclusive to others. So, in other words, any hospice care organization would ...

    Solution Summary

    1446 words to explain how companies use and can continue to use the Roosevelt quote "Do what you can, with what you have, where you are." in everyday practice.