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  • Palliative Care And Hospice Programs
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    Hospice is a concept of caring borrowed from medieval times, where travelers, pilgrims and the sick, wounded or dying could find rest and comfort. The contemporary hospice offers a program of care to patients and families facing a life threatening illness encompassing medical, nursing, spiritual, and psychological care. It is more than a medical alternative, it is an attitude toward death and the process of dying. Terminal disease is managed so patients can live comfortably until they die. The h...
  • Hospice Patient In The Home
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    Hospice General Purpose of the Department: As we have learned, the hospice idea is not new. Literally meaning 'given to hospitality,' hospices provided comfort, kindness, and nourishment to people in need hundreds of years ago. Today, hospices offer comfort to people as they near the end of life's journey. Hospice is a special way of caring for people with terminal illnesses and their families. It is a multidisciplinary health care program that is responsible for palliative and supportive care w...
  • Hospice Patients
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    Some people feel that their life is in their own hands and if they are terminally ill and do not want to suffer, they can end their own life. Assisted suicide or euthanasia is one way they can do it. The issue of assisted suicide has been a controversial one around the world for some time. Many think it is immoral and against the religious values, while others argue for the option to have a physician help to end his or her life painlessly. There is also another group of people who are terminally...
  • Dying Person About Hospice Care Options
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    Dying With Love through Hospice There are many things in our society we do not talk about. One of them is death. Each life is like a candle. There is a time to burn brightly and fully until the last moment. We need to learn the place for love, faith, hope and joy in the dying process, until our life candle is no more. There is a land of the living and a land of the dead and the bridge is love, the only survival, the only memory. T horton Wilder Generally considered a program or philosophy or pro...
  • Research Into My Career After Meeting Paul
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    The AIDS hospice reeked from disease and neglect. On my first day there, after an hour of "training", I met Paul, a tall, emaciated, forty-year-old AIDS victim who was recovering from a stroke that had severely affected his speech. I took him to General Hospital for a long-overdue appointment. It had been weeks since he had been outside. After waiting for two and a half hours, he was called in and then needed to wait another two hours for his prescription. Hungry, I suggested we go and get some ...
  • Chapter 5 Many Times A Hospice Nurse
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    Throughout the course of our lives we will experience the deterioration of a loved one due to illness or aging. This may cause us to make a choice of how and where we choose our loved one to die. Authors, Carolyn Jaffe and Carol H. Ehrlich, in their book All Kinds of Love, illustrate how the relationships between doctors, patients', family, friends, hospice volunteers, and hospice nurses all play an important role during he patients last days as they try to reach a "good death'. In the book's fo...

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