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,Continue reading “Maintaining a Relationship with your Loved One in a Facility during COVID-19.”

Providing Hospice Cares in a Facility during the COVID-19 Pandemic and Quarantine

Dear Fellow Hospice RNs, It’s now, more than ever, that your hospice patients really need your kindness, your compassion, your caring nature, and your gentle demeanor. They need you to visit, to provide a listening ear, and to provide them with some social interaction. At a time we are being told to avoid others andContinue reading “Providing Hospice Cares in a Facility during the COVID-19 Pandemic and Quarantine”

Hospice in a Skilled Nursing Facility

Routine Hospice Services (one of the four levels of hospice cares) can be provided anywhere that the patient calls “home”. This can be a private residence (owned or rented), a group home, assisted living facility, CBRF (Community Based Residential Facility), Memory Care Unit, or Skilled Nursing Facility (Nursing Home). For Hospice Cares in a SkilledContinue reading “Hospice in a Skilled Nursing Facility”