Should terminally ill inpatients get hospice care?

Answer On One Hand: Hospice Is AppropriateHospice care is a valid patient (and family) choice for the terminally ill. The Hospice Foundation of America notes that patients with a life expectancy of six mo... Read More »

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How do i write to someone in hospice care?

When someone reaches the point in her illness where she requires hospice care, people sometimes feel uncertain how to express continued contact and communication when death is imminent. Writing le... Read More »

What care does a hospice provide?

On One Hand: Hospice is Comfort CareHospice provides services to patients who are in the end stages of life. This includes the care provided by doctors, nurses and home health aides, along with med... Read More »

Who is hospice care designed for?

Hospice care is designed for terminally-ill patients. Hospice workers treat patients for whom a cure is considered unlikely and for whom a comfortable death is the goal. Hospice staff usually aid a... Read More »

How to Arrange Hospice Care?

Hospice focuses on patients living out their last days in comfort with disease symptom care, or palliative care. Hospice care is recommended for patients who have received diagnoses of less than 6 ... Read More »