Blog: Hospice & Palliative Care Insights
Posted on October 3, 2021 in Hospice EducationDespite many advances in treatment for breast cancer, there may come a time when patients with metastatic breast cancer begin to consider hospice care. It may happen because curative treatment is no longer available. Or the patient may decide to end curative treatments on their own.
Posted on September 29, 2021 in Hospice EducationNo one wants to think about losing a loved one. This can make end-of-life care conversations difficult and awkward. Yet, these conversations are some of the most important ones we will ever have.
Posted on September 15, 2021 in Hospice EducationSome return trips to the hospital are unavoidable due to complications or new and unrelated problems. But too often, a rushed discharge process, inadequate coordination among healthcare providers, and a lack of critically important follow-up care leave discharged patients struggling to follow instructions about a new diagnosis or medication.