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Hospice Community

WELCOME TO THE HOSPICE COMMUNITY: This Patient-To-Patient Community is for discussions relating to Hospice Care. The goal of hospice care is to provide comfort, relieve physical, emotional and spiritual suffering, and to promote the dignity of terminally ill persons. Topics discussed in this community are: Bereavement Care, Coordination of Care, End of Life Care, Family Support, Home Care, Inpatient Care, Insurance Issues, Pain Control, Respite Care, Spiritual Care, Symptom Control, When to Call Hospice.
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Hi everyone :) to be honest I'm not a patient. I'm young doctor taking my first steps into palliative care. One of my patients whom I wou...
I am reading more and more stories of patients survivors accusing Hospice of giving overdoses of morphine to patients in order to speed u...
My mom stopped eating and drinking. Slept a lot and complained about pain in her back. She has had frequent UTI's but the tests were comi...
Just a statement, no question. My sister was signed up with hospice in the middle of April 2009 and she passed away May 13, 2009 from St...
My daughters fiancee;s brother had muscular dystrophy... after a bad experience which caused him to becoe possibly brain dead, it was dec...
Please share your experience, I am totally confused.
I just Want to know details about hospice and palliative care.
My mother has Parkinson's disease and is not a candidate for a feeding tube and is having difficulty with swallowing. She is on a honey ...
My 61 yrold mother had surgery to remove a brain tumor. Surgery went well, however to days afterwards she had a massive brain hemorrhage....
My mother-in-law (92) was moved from hospital to hospice. She was NPO in the hospital. Her demential is affecting her swallowing. They sa...
My husband has been home under hospice care for 8 days. A nurse comes every Mon, wed, Fri. Each time she doesn't think he will make it th...
Hi, I'm a caretaker for my dad, he's been on hospice since February 23rd, 2016. I have moved into his home. I'm writing in this forum to...
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