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Hospice Caregiver Guide
I wrote this guide on hospice care in the home to explain the process in layperson’s terms. It is my hope that it will increase your understanding of the Hospice Benefit and how it applies to YOU and your patient, whether you it’s your spouse, friend, parent, or child. As an RN, I have worked both in hospice home care and a hospice inpatient facility. I have also worked ...more
Kindle Edition, 32 pages
Published February 24th 2014
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Almost everyone is at some point faced with making end of life decisions. One of the major ones is actually coming to terms with facing the death of a loved one. One source of help and comfort is the utilization of hospice care. The author states, “Hospice is a philosophy, It is generally not an immediate death sentence.” It’s mission is improving the quality of life for the patient's remaining time. Unfortunately, too many people wait too long before entering a hospice program causing the ...more