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Alex

by Isaac from Cornwall

When Alex was a child she hated the idea of sick people and wanted to help. But since she was too young to help, she would look up to her aunt who was a PSW (Personal Support Worker). Alex choose her path and this is what she said: "I became a PSW because I wanted to help people and make a difference". Now she is going back to school to become a nurse. She wants to be more helpful to the people of Cornwall.

There are people who don't consider themselves heroes when they do something heroic but Alex does. She said, "I consider myself as a hero because without PSW (personal support workers) patients would not receive the care. A lot of patients depend on us to give them care". Rightfully so, she's got a point that without them (PSW) there would be more ill people. There is a big need of nurses, PSW and other people in the health care department since there are lots of old people in Cornwall.

Even though she is going back to school as a nurse Alex loves her job for one reason, the people. She said, "I feel awesome when i help people and knowing that I am making a difference in someone's life". It's a pretty special feeling when you can help someone get better. When you love your job, and having patient appreciate you, there is always something good to look forward to. She loves her job so much that she has been doing it for three years.

When you love the people, doing the job comes a lot easier. Having a positive impact, not just on yourself but on others can bring you a long way in life and career. It's painful when you go to a job that you hate, but when you do love your job it's not consider a job but a good time. Alex brings all the wonderful things in life compatient, joy and amusement in her everyday life. #fun

Page created on 3/7/2017 12:00:00 AM

Last edited 3/7/2017 12:00:00 AM

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