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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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By 6500
I feel like crap, nauseated, guilty, that I cannot do enough and it kills me watching my dad go downhill so fast, yet...
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By wyosarah
My grandma is receiving hospice care at home. There is a CNA who comes twice a week to give her a bath and an RN who...
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By jes2271
Hello all, I apologize for the lengthy history but I feel it's extremely important to know in order to accurately...
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By LittleBruddah
My brother has terminal cancer. He is unable to articulate or leave his bed. He is in a darkened room, with little ...
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By vincentluong626
Hello, I am a physical therapy student from Western University of Health Sciences Department of Physical Therapy. ...
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By MJ12655 Blank
My sister recently placed my mom in hospice house. I do not agree on what the are doing. My mom has cancer and she wa...
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By lorrainekait Blank
I am looking to put my Mom in hospice care. We have looked at several in the area, and there is one that we really li...
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By dofstad Blank
My Dad was enrolled in Hospice with Lewy Body Dementia. He was doing well enough that he was close to being unenrolle...
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shintyAug 31, 2013
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By jus4u Blank
Ok long story short my grandmother is 93 she has lived a very healthy life and even with her age she isnt like most t...
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shintyAug 31, 2013
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By heidi1221 Blank
I was just looking for an opinion on something... if there is a ESLD pt. on hospice, would you still use Lactulose?...
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shintyAug 31, 2013
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By aikiokami Blank
Hi there, I've been a hospice nurse for 15 years, what a gift to do this service. My question is whether or ...
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shintyAug 31, 2013
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By gtr1 Blank
My dad is a 68 year old man that was active and outgoing a month ago. His last EF (2 months ago) showed his heart wa...
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By Ericakeller Blank
Hi, I just have a couple of questions regarding my grandmother, who is currently in a hospice home and was diagnosed ...
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BkittyJan 21, 2013
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By ktw727 Blank
My Dad is presently under hospice care for kidney failure and has numerous other health problems. He was told a mont...
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By Optimysticmama Blank
Hospice is comfort cares only. Basically, someone who is expected to pass in the next 6 months (if their disease prog...
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By GeezLouize75 Blank
Just a statement, no question. My sister was signed up with hospice in the middle of April 2009 and she passed away ...
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My daughters fiancee;s brother had muscular dystrophy... after a bad experience which caused him to becoe possibly br...
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By Brookit Blank
Hello. Can u explain how "Hospice" work's and does it sometimes' work in different ways' as to the "rules?" I kno...
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By mswlotko Blank
I have a patient who resides in a nursing home (SNF). On hospice with Cancer of Colon. He fell and fractured his hi...
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I'm currently in the process of trying to set up a program with the local hospice to provide support for children of ...
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