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What Is Hospice?

*Hospice ... on the needs of the client and his or her family. Hospice also offers access to a social worker, home ... be provided in the patient’s home, nursing home, or in another institution. Hospice offers

Starting Hospice

*Hospice Start ... hospice, how to choose hospice, and how to prepare for home care. Starting Hospice If you ... a healthcare provider, nurse, and social worker trained in hospice care. It may also have a home health

Hospice: Understanding and Caring for Dyspnea

*Hospice Dyspnea Care ... . Hospice: Understanding and Caring for Dyspnea Dyspnea (also called shortness of breath

Hospice

of shelter." Hospice settings and home-hospice care provide extensive services to terminally ill children ... has shown that hospice care at home helps a family as a whole. In addition to being in the comfort

Hospice: The Importance of Managing Pain

*Hospice Pain Management ... Hospice Managing Pain ... relief from pain. The main goal of pain management in hospice is to improve quality of life. Pain ... management can also help improve a person’s physical and mental functions. Hospice: The Importance

Topic Index

Detailed information on home health, hospice, and elder care, including types of provides, paying ... for care, and choosing a provider Topic Index Home Health Care Overview Hospice Care

Hospice: As Death Nears

*Hospice Death Nears ... to help your loved one die with dignity. Hospice: As Death Nears You have a loved one who ... in touch with the hospice team: Put the person’s bed in a central place. This way, he or she

Hospice Care Overview

expectancy of less than 6 months. Research has shown that hospice care at home helps the entire ... receive hospice care at home, hospice care can also take place in other settings, including

Topic Index - Home Health, Hospice, and Elder Care

Detailed information on home health, hospice, and elder care, including types of provides, paying ... for care, and choosing a provider Topic Index - Home Health, Hospice, and Elder Care Home

Home Health and Hospice Care 1

alternative is Meals on Wheels, which delivers hot meals to your home.

Hospices Offer Comfort at Life's End

to hospice care. Hospices Offer Comfort at Life's End It’s a subject no one wants to think about ... to hospice care. Hospice is not just for the elderly or cancer patients. Children receive hospice care

Paying for Home Health and Hospice Care

regardless of the patient's ability to pay. Paying for Home Health and Hospice Care Home healthcare ... of the necessary home health or hospice care services. This depends on a patient's eligibility and financial

Home Health and Hospice Care 2

If you're looking for more information on hospice programs, visit the Hospice Association of America's website.

Preparing Your Home After Stroke

*Stroke Prepare Home After ... When your loved one returns home, you’ll both need time to adjust. Here are tips for home care ... . Preparing Your Home After Stroke When your loved one returns home, you’ll both need time to adjust

Hospice or Palliative Care: Management

for him or her. Hospice caregivers often provide this type of care in the patient's home, but can also ... provide it in a hospital or nursing home. The goal of hospice care is to help terminally ill patients

Online Resources - Home Health, Hospice, and Elder Care

List of online resources to find additional information on home health, hospice, and elder care ... Online Resources - Home Health, Hospice, and Elder Care This Web was compiled from a variety

Hospice and Palliative Care: Planning

consider: Where do I want to die? At home, in a hospital, or at a hospice facility? How do I want ... listen and help sort through these issues. Hospice and Palliative Care: Planning When a patient

Choosing a Provider

Finding appropriate home health and hospice care providers requires some research. Here's what you ... provider to evaluate your home health or hospice care needs. When looking for a provider, consider

Topic Index

Psychosocial Needs of the Dying Child Supportive/Palliative Care Hospice Important ... on the links above to learn more about caring for a terminally ill child.

Caring for Your Child’s Incision

Follow these tips to help your child's incision heal as it should and prevent infection. Caring ... or incision. Home care Always wash your hands before touching your child's incision. Keep your


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