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Case Study: Hospital to Hospice Transition

Complete Care – A Comprehensive Hospice Solution Profile Service: Hospice Diagnosis: Liver Cancer (metastasized to the lung and bone) & COPD Description The patient—diagnosed with a life-limiting illness of liver cancer— had been on home…
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Case Study: Lung Cancer

Complete Care – A Comprehensive Hospice Solution Profile Service: Hospice Diagnosis: Lung Cancer & COVID-19 Description This individual is 74 years old with a life-limiting illness of lung cancer and is O2 dependent. The hospice…
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Case Study: Cardiac Care

Complete Care – A Comprehensive Hospice Solution Profile Service: Hospice Diagnosis: End Stage Cardiac Disease Description During the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, a patient living in an assisted living facility (ALF) was admitted to…
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8 Things About Hospice That You May Not Know

Addressing hospice misconceptions When a loved one is diagnosed with a life-limiting illness or is nearing the end of their life, hospice care might become a good option. The goal of hospice is to provide…
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Defining the Roles of a Hospice Care Team

“Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.”—Helen Keller The goal of hospice is to provide comfort for those who have been diagnosed with a life-limiting illness and are nearing the…
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Personalized Hospice Care

A Complete Care Solution for Hospice There are 1.55 million Medicare beneficiaries in hospice care in the United States. Of those, the principal diagnosis deemed the most contributory to the terminal illness include a shortlist…
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What is Hospice Care?

From Hospice 101 to Hospice Care in Practice “The irony of the human condition is that we are so focused on reaching some point in our journey, some happiness, or some goal, that we seem…
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Contributions of Social Workers in Home Health and Hospice

Social work is a work of heart.  Social workers are the heart of community well-being. The National Association of Social Workers states: “As practitioners, social workers are trained to help people address personal and systemic…
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Hospice Caregiver Taunya Knight Recognized by Maine’s Sun Journal

Hospice caregivers offer a unique service to individuals with end-of-life disease and illness. Caregivers focus on comfort, pain relief, and physical and mental support for patients and provide family members peace of mind during a…
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