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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 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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Maleka87Jan 06, 2013
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By Mozartcowgirl Blank
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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By csrichie Blank
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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BkittyJul 26, 2012
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By migdaw1 Blank
My husband does not have a terminal illness and is not in pain, but is slowly and steadily deteriorating at age 81. ...
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By siuna99 Blank
My mom 81 year had a second massive ischemic stroke two weeks ago that affected her left side, eyes sights, can't swa...
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ohcalcutagirlAug 25, 2011
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By aliciawake Blank
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 sto...
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mommy52Jun 25, 2011
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By pitboss Blank
i want to call hospice in for my sick mom but hospital won't release her records to me why?????????????
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By MH Community Mgr Blank
Hi, Please join me in welcoming Hospice411 as your Community Leader for the Hospice Community. Hospice411 has ext...
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GeezLouize75Oct 13, 2010
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By chou124 Blank
my 94 yr old grandmother is recieving palliative care and has a pacemaker, how long does it usually take for death to...
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