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Context: At 22, Rasute was sick, taken to an ER & given a spinal tap. That hospital transferred her immediately to another hospital , telling her she had encephalitis. That second hospital expressed doubts about the 1st hospital's integrity, intelligence & ability to perform any procedure greater than the application of a band aide, so time for a 2nd LP. During that procedure, a needle snapped; start over. Some fumbling & discussion (this was a teaching hospital), then there was a scraping feeling her ba
Title of document: Improvement the standard of care
Name of compiler: Aldona Droseikiene
Actors involved: Rasute,her family and hospital administration
Description of the experience:
This is something she lives with and struggle from underneath every day. She has 2 beautiful children that are an inspiration to her. They are the air that she breaths. Regardless of her illness, she is trying to live her life the best way she knows how. She is a single Mom and has always worked and never relied on any else to take care of her. She went to college and graduated with her bachelor’s in Computer Sciences with high honours. She was never passionate about this line of work, but her thoughts it was what she wanted at the time. She always had a dream to become a hair stylist. It always made her feel good to make others feel beautiful :) She was not allowed to drive currently so this was a hard task at hand. The school is 30 miles away. She was carpooling in every day with a friend, her best friend actually of 27 years. When she realized she was not going to be able to make ends meet and attend school she dropped out. At this point it was either rely on the kindness of strangers or drop out her selves. She chose to do whatever it took, including swallow her pride to follow her dream, so that she could provide a better life and a happier Mom for her children. She asked a girl that lived a town over to help her…and she said yes. “”I was and am very grateful! Well with this in place…I was able to complete half of the course before financial burdens were catching up to me"" she said
Objectives:
Rasutes life history shows us desperatic ways perhaps one of the most dramatic examples of the need to consider the social
environment at least equally, if not first, in attempts to understand human behavior is the increasingly global and interdependent context in which she lives.
Means and Strategy:
She asked help from the local government that would assist her on whatever stuff she need like medicines and some other things. She believed that in the government could be any one who can introduce her to jobs online.She had searched for an old term user here who has been thanked by many for the links she shares on online freelance writing and stuff. She does not know if this will help but she is hoping for the best.She went to the social security office and applied for disability. She does not like that option, but for this time, it maybe her best option. Another way what she see-maybe student loan to finish her school. She thinks that this is what she paid social security for all these years

Conclusions:
This story explains the real situation of perhaps one of the most dramatic examples of the need to consider the social
environment at least equally, if not first, in attempts to understand human behavior is the increasingly global and interdependent context in which she lives.
Name of Institution: Lithuanian multiple sclerosis union
Role: Manager

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