Lolita floh was a nurse assistant in Albertville from 2002 to 2005. She is now a nurse at home on Re (Charente-Maritime), following her husband. This is where the young mother of three, a Savoie-born, put her professional woes on paper. With the desire to go back to Albertville, and possibly change jobs.
Lolita's diary of a caregiver reflects on her day, particularly during the Covid crisis. We used garbage bags to protect ourselves from the lack of resources. "But also abuse, sickness, not really happy age... From the unhappy old gentleman to the exhausted, harsh caregiver with a patient. "I looked down and was ashamed. Lolita writes that she didn't speak up, and felt ashamed. She needed to "externalize everything", especially after the Covid crisis which brought all the problems in the medical industry into the limelight. We weren't prepared, but we did it. And to regret not being recognized. Applause is not enough.
Lolita even thinks she can change lanes without knowing where to go. "Caregiver was my entire life ..."
Her book was self-published. Visit her Facebook page, diary of a caregiver.