Posted on March 30, 2023 in Hospice EducationHospice care is a specialized type of healthcare that focuses on providing comfort, support, and dignity to patients who are nearing the end of their lives. Hospice care is provided by a team of healthcare professionals, including nurses, aides, social workers, chaplains, bereavement coordinators, and volunteers. At the center of this team is the hospice medical director, a physician who plays a critical role in overseeing the care provided to hospice patients.
Blog: Hospice & Palliative Care Insights - March 2023
Posted on March 29, 2023 in Real Heroes Wear Dog TagsCrossroads Hospice & Palliative Care is committed to providing compassionate end-of-life care to patients with life-limiting illnesses, including Vietnam Veterans. Veterans have unique needs and challenges related to their service, and we understand the importance of meeting those needs.
Posted on March 15, 2023 in Hospice EducationMany people worry about the use of morphine in hospice care. Morphine is a powerful medication used in hospice care to manage pain and other symptoms in patients with life-limiting illness. While morphine is an effective pain reliever, misconceptions can cause patients and families to worry that morphine will speed up the dying process.