Lee and Louna Primm have turned to Carroll Hospice during some of the toughest times in their lives.
Once a patient or his or her family chooses Carroll Hospice for end-of-life care, the next step is to create a plan that allows for seamless collaboration among the interdisciplinary hospice team, the patient’s attending physician, the patient and the family, regardless of the care setting.
Families often wonder if the time is right for hospice care for their seriously ill loved ones.
While each person’s situation is different, here are a few indicators that it is time to consider hospice for your loved one:
When the decision is made to pursue hospice care, it signals the end of a person’s life. But it is also a time to reflect and celebrate that life, a time to share memories and photos, a time to ask questions, a time to appreciate.
A few weeks ago, I had the privilege of attending the 4th Annual State of Aging conference presented by The Center for the Study of Aging at McDaniel College. The focus of this daylong learning event was patient-centered care across care settings and how it contributes to the well-being of older adults.