Posts Tagged “burnout”

Are you burnt out?

Posted on July 4th, 2014 by Vidette Todaro-Franceschi

Burnout is a serious syndrome that is unfortunately affecting many carers today.  I equate burnout with a person who appears almost “heartless,” a person who no longer seems to care–about anything.  People who are burned out are detached, disconnected, disengaged, and dispassionate–they have lost their sense of purpose and are losing their moments.  In a […]

Compassion Fatigue and Burnout: Leadership Makes A Difference and Awareness is Key

Posted on February 28th, 2013 by Vidette Todaro-Franceschi

Many say that compassion fatigue is a consequence of caring for those who are suffering and that nurses and other professionals engaged in health care are likely to develop it at some point or another.  My experience with John Doe (in the digital story on my home page) is an example of how swiftly and […]