Posted on October 25, 2018 in Hospice EducationWhen a patient is facing a terminal diagnosis, the earlier a physician introduces hospice as an option, the easier it is for patients to understand its benefits when the time for a referral arrives.
Blog: Hospice & Palliative Care Insights - 2018
Posted on October 24, 2018 in Spiritual CareCrossroads Hospice Chaplain Ann O'Shea explains the importance of chaplaincy in patient care at end of life.
Posted on October 18, 2018 in Dementia CraftsIf you are caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease, holidays can cause new challenges as you break from your routine for festivities and visits with friends and family.
Posted on October 17, 2018 in Spiritual CareSometimes in life, an unexpected loss can prevent us from saying the important things that need to be said to our loved ones before they pass. In these cases, we may be left with lifelong regrets, wondering things like “what if I had a chance to say goodbye?”
Posted on October 11, 2018 in Caregiving TipsAs healthcare practitioners, we have an obligation to provide patients with all the information they need to make the best decisions about their healthcare.
Posted on October 10, 2018 in Spiritual CareSpirituality can be a great source of comfort. But when a person is facing a loss, physical and emotional pain, or other challenges, they may experience spiritual distress. Spiritual distress occurs when a person is no longer able to find meaning, peace, comfort, strength, or connection in life.