Posted on August 26, 2021 in Crossroads NewsVisiting patients in their homes, in assisted living facilities, and in nursing homes. That’s what a typical day is like for an experienced field social worker like Michelle Stamps.
Blog: Hospice & Palliative Care Insights - August 2021
Posted on August 23, 2021 in Happiness Project“The patients have great stories to tell!” That’s according to Crossroads Hospice & Palliative Care in Atlanta Volunteer Joan Brand of Tucker, Georgia. While she’s taking a hiatus from visiting patients as a companion and is currently volunteering in the Crossroads office copying and collating consent and admissions packets, Joan said, “I would love to go back,” when COVID-19 restrictions are lifted.
Posted on August 19, 2021 in Hospice EducationFamilies caring for a loved one with a serious chronic or terminal illness often have many questions about their loved one’s current condition and how to plan for the future. One open-ended question we get frequently is “what do I need to know about hospice?”
Posted on August 18, 2021 in Voices of Caregiving“Probate is the term for a legal process in which a will is reviewed to determine whether it is valid and authentic.” That’s according to the web site Investopedia, whose mission is to simplify complex financial information and decisions.
Posted on August 17, 2021 in Hospice EducationA ventilator is a life-support machine that breathes for someone who is unable to breathe adequately on their own. For some patients, this works well as a temporary assist until they recover and can breathe on their own.