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about Sharing Compassion and Kindness during End of Life Cares

to help Hospice Patients, their Loved Ones, and Hospice Care Providers.

The Art of Servicing Others: Celebrating Hospice Social Workers.

March is Social Workers Appreciation Month! I wanted to take a moment to especially recognize and honor a specific group of Social Workers that make an enormous difference in the end-of-life journey: Our Hospice Social Workers! Hospice Social Workers Make a Difference. The Hospice Social Workers I have worked with throughout the last 10 years…

Hospice Chaplains Excel At Leading Patients on a (Spiritual) Journey

The role of the Hospice Chaplain is such an important role, and benefit, to the hospice team. Their main focus is to provide spiritual support to hospice patients and their loved ones. Very often, our Hospice Chaplains guide patients and loved ones on a personal reflection and spiritual journey. The Hospice Chaplain is like a…

Celebrating the Dedicated Work of Hospice Home Health Aides

Hospice CNAs (who are known in the hospice world as HHAs or Home Health Aides) are incredibly special individuals and members of the hospice team who provide gentle, compassionate, end-of-life cares for hospice patients. June 18-24, 2020 is the week we celebrate Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs). This week, in the field of Hospice, we honor…

Hospice Nurses Hard at Work During the COVID-19 Pandemic

There has been a lot of talk about the amazing, dedicating, and hard-working ER and ICU nursing teams during the COVID-19 health crisis in the United States. Through the media, we are hearing the stories of the ER and ICU nurses working long, sometimes double, shifts to provide care and compassion to all of those…

Maintaining a Relationship with your Loved One in a Facility during COVID-19.

Today, due to the threat of COVID-19 on our health, our personal relationships have suddenly changed (literally overnight) with our friends, coworkers, neighbors, fellow church members, social group members, and even family members living outside of our immediate homes. Where once we were free to meet and socialize with physical touch in a personal circle,…

The Heart of Hospice Volunteers

“Many of our hospice volunteers don’t even realize the impact they have on the lives they touch” Volunteers are valuable members of our society. They are people who spread goodness to others out of the kindness of their hearts. Volunteers are found everywhere! They are working to fix up and build parks, they are picking…

Crash Course in Hospice Nursing for ER and ICU Staff.

With the sudden and continuing increase in COVID-19 patients in our world, there are many nurses that are finding themselves face to face with death, more than ever before.  ICU Nurses and ER nurses are trained to help and care for patients with urgent and emergent needs, with the goal to have them walk out…

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