One of the biggest worries families caring for a loved one with dementia face is the risk of wandering. It is unfortunately very common and can happen at any time in the disease progression – even if they’ve never done it before.
At Crossroads Hospice & Palliative Care, we offer a 5-Point Promise of More that distinguishes us from all other hospice providers. When we say, “Expect more from us, we do,” we make and keep all the promises outlined below.
Internships are an important part of the process of gaining real hands-on experience while also accruing college credit. Crossroads Hospice & Palliative Care offers a number of ways for students to enhance their college experience as hospice interns.
James Lane was born into a family of sports lovers. His cousin played for the Pittsburgh Steelers and the men in his family, tall across the board, gravitated to athletics. Though he played catcher at both La Salle College High School and Villanova University, his admiration for baseball—particularly his home team, the Philadelphia Phillies—began way before.
When caring for patients, it’s common to hear a patient say they can’t take a certain medication because they are “allergic.” However, when dealing with opioids, it’s especially important to differentiate between a “true allergy” and a “pseudoallergy” to ensure the patient receives the best match for their pain needs.