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Palliative care and hospice care

Hospice and palliative care are two healthcare approaches offering compassionate support  to patients with life limiting illnesses. When a loved one is living with health issues it can be hard for him or her to understand what options may be available to help manage treatment, side effects, advance directive decisions, and decision-making around stopping treatment. […]

Hospital to home hospice

I learned a few things this week as an active participant in a dear client’s successful transition from hospital to home hospice. “Be prepared” sums up the lessons nicely. Some of what I learned may seem trivial but, I promise, even the small things make a difference for a weary patient that just wants a […]