General Hospice News

CMS’ Hospice data looks at time spent with patients

St. Joseph, MO (News-Press Now) Apr 23, 2017 by Jena Sauber The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Chronic Conditions Data Warehouse has compiled national CMS Medicare and Medicaid data on hospice providers to help providers and consumers identify areas…

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British teen shaves her head for a cause close to home — Hospice

A Birmingham teenager has shaved off her hair to help the hospice that cared for her great-grandfather. Fifteen-year-old Molly Harrison from Erdington has raised over £800 for John Taylor Hospice as a thank you for the care and support provided…

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Barbara Karnes: The Three Key Signs of Approaching Death

When thinking about how to define the stages of death, I was surprised to discover that one of the major search words on Google for end of life issues is “stages of death”. Surprised because dead is dead. Well, you…

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Faith Presbyterian Opens Hospice and Palliative Care Center - D Healthcare Daily

Faith Presbyterian Opens Hospice and Palliative Care CenterD Healthcare DailyThe T. Boone Pickens Hospice and Palliative Care Center, Faith Presbyterian Hospice held a dedication ceremony Tuesday celebrating its opening. The $43 million center is the first standalone in-patient and residential…

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Making Treatment Decisions

What are we trying to achieve by treatment? That is THE question everyone involved in medical decision making needs to ask. Who is everyone?  Physician, patient, and family. Most people (patients and family) faced with an illness look for the…

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British Students’ ‘eye-opening’ film promotes vital work of hospice

Abingdon, Oxfordshire, UK (thisisoxfordshire.co.uk) by Andrew Ffrench A school film unit has produced a mini-movie of day-to-day life at Sobell House Hospice to reflect how it helps terminally ill people and their loved ones. Abingdon Film Unit, based at Abingdon…

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Oak Furniture Land opens store in Carlisle and pays tribute to Hospice at Home - Cumbria Crack

Cumbria Crack Oak Furniture Land opens store in Carlisle and pays tribute to Hospice at HomeCumbria CrackL-R: The Mayor of Carlisle – councillor Colin Stothard; The Mayoress – Mrs Ellen Storthard; Paula Noble – Manager, Hospice At Home Carlisle charity…

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Villagers for Hospice raise first $1 million toward $2.5 million expansion for hospice - Villages-News

Villages-News Villagers for Hospice raise first $1 million toward $2.5 million expansion for hospiceVillages-NewsVillagers for Hospice presented Cornerstone Hospice with a check for $1 million at the Cornerstone Hospice Villages Expansion Kickoff on Friday night at the Savannah Center. The…

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Hospice buys building of its own - Otago Daily Times

Otago Daily Times Hospice buys building of its ownOtago Daily TimesYesterday was a great day in the life of the Otago Community Hospice and for hospice shop supervisor Jenifer Callanan (left) and hospice community care co-ordinator Bridget McAtamney, pictured outside…

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Making the Shift ~ Caregiving and Alzheimer’s

I received an email asking, “What do you think about families that insist their Alzheimer’s patient get out of bed and be with others when all the patient wants to do is sleep, stay prone, and not eat or drink?”…

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