Palliative care is specialized care with a team approach. It focuses on addressing the pain, symptoms and stress of serious illness by offering an extra layer of support.
Each month we set the facts straight regarding myths surrounding hospice care.
This month’s myth: The role of the hospice chaplain is strictly a religious one
While hospice chaplains are trained to work with patients, families and caregivers of all faith backgrounds and beliefs, they are also trained to work with individuals and families who do not identify with any particular belief system.
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:
After a loved one dies, we may feel a mix of emotions—sadness, relief, guilt and regret, to name just a few. These emotions are typical. But, as a caregiver of that loved one, we may find ourselves wondering “what now?”
Carroll Hospice has been named a 2018 Hospice Honors recipient by HEALTHCAREfirst, the leading provider of web-based home health and hospice software, billing and coding services, CAHPS surveys and advanced analytics.
Hospice Honors is a prestigious program that recognizes hospices providing the highest level of quality as measured from the caregiver’s point of view.