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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 jess2w
My wife has a long standing (years) and incurable neck problem with Dystonia, She receives Botox treatments every th...
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TuckamoreDec 05, 2015
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By susanmly
My Father- in-Law went into hospice last Sunday, suffering from cancer of the bladder which had spread and acute rena...
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TuckamoreDec 02, 2015
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By GeezLouize75 Blank
I am reading more and more stories of patients survivors accusing Hospice of giving overdoses of morphine to patients...
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TuckamoreNov 04, 2015
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By eringerlach
Ive had many medical issues lately. A couple weeks ago I experienced a large voltage electric shock. I felt stupid an...
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TuckamoreOct 19, 2015
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By memes1949
My mother has Parkinson's disease and is not a candidate for a feeding tube and is having difficulty with swallowing....
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By Tuckamore
It an attempt to discuss the differences between Hospice and Palliative Care I've gathered some information. Ther...
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TuckamoreJun 22, 2015
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By Katiebelle411 Blank
My mother is in the care of hospice. She has not had any food for over a week, and no drink (other than maybe 2-3 syr...
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By Tuckamore Blank
This isn't really a question. I'm posting this in hopes of offered some support to those that have to make end of lif...
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TuckamoreMay 16, 2015
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By Elisafdea Blank
My sister and I are in the process of deciding the best course of action in my mothers disease. She is stage IV metas...
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By Sarotchka Blank
Good afternoon. I am a teacher at the International High School for Health Sciences, a public high school in Queens ...
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sad2015Feb 16, 2015
kodalunax2Dec 19, 2014
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By 6500 Blank
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 remmadee Blank
My grandmother has recently become bed-ridden again and whereas before we could easily roll her from side to side, no...
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AdamMorrisDec 08, 2014
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By wyosarah Blank
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 Blank
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 Blank
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 Blank
Hello, I am a physical therapy student from Western University of Health Sciences Department of Physical Therapy. ...
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Jinx_777Sep 24, 2014
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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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