Patients, and families of those, living with a terminal illness are often faced with the difficult decision of choosing care as they near end of life. Many choose hospice to improve their quality of life during their remaining days, while the term may carry a negative connotation for others. The following facts and common misconceptions help diffuse the negative association and highlight the positive benefits of choosing hospice care.
Caring for a loved one at the end of life is a formidable and rewarding task. Sometimes, family members and friends trade caregiving shifts, but often, the majority of the responsibility falls to one individual.
Every year, the community and the staff at Visiting Nurse Association of Ohio join together to celebrate and honor those who have made a lasting impact.
If you are exploring options for your loved one’s home healthcare, it is important that you are able to recognize the technical and medical terms being thrown around. The following list contains vital information in assisting you with your search for high-quality, comprehensive care.
The bond between patient and healthcare provider is built on a foundation of compassion and trust. The importance of that bond is even greater when the care setting is the patient’s home.