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Here are 3 Things to Know About Hospice Care

As our family members and loved ones get older, it sometimes become necessary to think about hospice care. The history of hospice dates back to the 11th century, when a religious order of monks set up hospitals along a pilgrimage road leading to Jerusalem. More recently though, hospice care refers to palliative care given when a patient doesn’t have very long to live.At hospice care facilities, staff members are on call 24 hours a day and seven days a week, providing the best level of care to all of their patients. There are many benefits of hospice care, and yet many misconceptions have sprung up about hospice and how it works. This article will share several things you should know about hospice care.

  • Hospice Focuses on Quality of Life: One thing to know about hospice care is that hospices focus on the overall quality of life of a patient. The common misconception is that patients who go to these facilities have ‘given up.’ However, this is far from true. Patients at the Continue reading