Nurse: Uh, I'm sorry ma'am, visiting hours begin at 4:30.
Me: I only work until 4:30. I'm not here to visit.
Nurse: I'm sorry, we don't allow visitors until 4:30.
Me: I understand that.
Nurse: I can't let you in here.
Me: Can I speak to my client?!?
Nurse: Who did you say you were again?
Me: I'm her case manager. From Community Mental Health.
Nurse: Well, I guess I can let you in.
*the magic door finally opens to admit Nectarine, and she approaches the
Nurse: Uh, can I help you?
Me: Can you direct me to my client Janey Sad?
Nurse (looking me up and down): Where's your ID badge?
Me: We don't have ID badges, I can show you my business card. This is not my first time here.
Nurse scans my business card.
Me: So can you show me where to find my client?
Nurse: Don't you know? I thought you said you'd been here before?
Me: Uh, yeah, many times to see different people. My client just got here, I don't know which room she's in.
Nurse: I guuueeess I can show you.
*Nectarine follows Nurse down the hall where she opens the door to a patient room*
Nurse: Yeah, this lady is so confused. She's naked, you can come in.
Me: I think I should let her get dressed first...
Nurse (to patient): Helloooo! This worker is here to see you. THIS LADY IS HERE TO SEE YOU. (to me) Come on in...
Me: Uh, are you sure this is my client? That doesn't sound like her.
Me: Ms. Janey Sad.
Nurse: Ohhh, this is Janey Nothere. She's sooo confused.
*another staff member kindly interrupts*
Staff: Did you say you were looking for Janey Sad? She's right here in the activity room, I'll get her for you.
*Nectarine meets with Janey (Sad) who is relieved to see her. Nectarine then waits twice as long outside the