Hospice News by Discipline

St. Joseph Hospital makes changes to their palliative care program

Eureka, CA (Kiem TV) St. Joseph Hospital is taking their palliative care program in a new direction. Local Doctor Michael Fratkin is known for serving as the Medical Director of the hospital’s inpatient palliative care program, but his contract as…

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Dear Abby: Hospice volunteer’s woeful tales wear her family down – SFGate

SFGate Dear Abby: Hospice volunteer’s woeful tales wear her family downSFGateDear Abby: My mother has been a hospice volunteer for six months. I think that’s great. The problem is, all she ever talks about anymore is the families and patients…

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Urgent appeal for shop volunteers at St Barnabas Hospice – Boston Standard

Boston Standard Urgent appeal for shop volunteers at St Barnabas HospiceBoston StandardA charity which provides end-of-life care and support in Lincolnshire says it is in urgent need of more volunteers for its shops. One area of particular concern from St…

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Memorial Regional Health Living Well Column: Hospice Provides End-of-Life Care – Craig Daily Press

Craig Daily Press Memorial Regional Health Living Well Column: Hospice Provides End-of-Life CareCraig Daily PressIf you or a loved one develops a life-limiting illness, it’s comforting to know that hospice services are available to help you navigate your emotions and…

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Nelson couple volunteer their time to the region’s hospice – The Nelson Mail

Nelson couple volunteer their time to the region’s hospiceThe Nelson MailTogether, Nelson couple Ray and Marg Webster spend their time volunteering at the Nelson Tasman Hospice shop. Both nurses, Ray and Marg were looking for something they could do to…

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Hospice needs to double its volunteers; Nov. 24 recruitment open house – National Post

Hospice needs to double its volunteers; Nov. 24 recruitment open houseNational PostThe Hospice of Windsor and Essex County has more than 750 active volunteers but needs to double that number in the next few years to avoid burnout and keep…

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Volunteer hit with fine while visiting hospice patient – The Nelson Mail

The Nelson Mail Volunteer hit with fine while visiting hospice patientThe Nelson MailNelson Tasman Hospice volunteer Sue Sladen received a $65 parking ticket in the Manuka St Hospital carpark while at the Nelson Tasman Hospice. A Nelson Tasman Hospice volunteer…

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Residential Hospice of Grey Bruce Executive Director Scott Love steps down

Owen Sound (Owen Sound SunTimes) June 13, 2017 Residential Hospice of Grey-Bruce executive director Scott Lovell has announced he is leaving his position June 30. Lovell announced his departure in a Facebook post on the hospice website this week. Lovell…

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Multifaceted Role of the Nurse Navigator includes Palliative and Supportive Care

(Oncology Nurse Advisor) June 17, 2017 by Joyce Pagan Nurse navigators are well-suited to provide effective palliative and supportive care that improves quality of life for both the patient and the family, a presentation at the 2017 Oncology Nurse Advisor…

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Veterans’ breakfast to be held at Hospice of Siouxland – Sioux City Journal

Veterans’ breakfast to be held at Hospice of SiouxlandSioux City JournalSIOUX CITY | There will be a special breakfast held from 8 to 10 a.m. June 23 at Hospice of Siouxland, 4300 Hamilton Blvd., to celebrate the volunteers in the…

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