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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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My sister recently placed my mom in hospice house. I do not agree on what the are doing. My mom has cancer and she wants to fight to the ...
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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 like. My Mom has a ...
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My Dad was enrolled in Hospice with Lewy Body Dementia. He was doing well enough that he was close to being unenrolled. He was unable to ...
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Ok long story short my grandmother is 93 she has lived a very healthy life and even with her age she isnt like most that have lived to be...
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I was just looking for an opinion on something... if there is a ESLD pt. on hospice, would you still use Lactulose? This pt. has very ...
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Hi there, I've been a hospice nurse for 15 years, what a gift to do this service. My question is whether or not it is an absolut...
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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 was only pumping at 20...
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Hi, I just have a couple of questions regarding my grandmother, who is currently in a hospice home and was diagnosed with stage 4 pancrea...
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My Dad is presently under hospice care for kidney failure and has numerous other health problems. He was told a month ago of his conditi...
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Hospice is comfort cares only. Basically, someone who is expected to pass in the next 6 months (if their disease progresses normally). Wi...
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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...
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My daughters fiancee;s brother had muscular dystrophy... after a bad experience which caused him to becoe possibly brain dead, it was dec...
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Hello. Can u explain how "Hospice" work's and does it sometimes' work in different ways' as to the "rules?" I know a child that has b...
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I have a patient who resides in a nursing home (SNF). On hospice with Cancer of Colon. He fell and fractured his hip. He underwent an ...
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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 deceased parents or ...
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My husband does not have a terminal illness and is not in pain, but is slowly and steadily deteriorating at age 81. For a couple of mont...
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My mom 81 year had a second massive ischemic stroke two weeks ago that affected her left side, eyes sights, can't swallow and unable to r...
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my father in law is 93 and in hospice care. he has Parkinson's and had a stroke several weeks ago. A week ago, he stopped eating and drin...
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i want to call hospice in for my sick mom but hospital won't release her records to me why?????????????
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Hi, Please join me in welcoming Hospice411 as your Community Leader for the Hospice Community. Hospice411 has extensive knowledge and...
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