Tag Archives: Comfort Care

The Inner Workings of a Hospice Team

Have you ever heard the phrase, “It takes a special person to work in hospice”? That’s because it does indeed take a special person to be a part of the hospice team. And it takes a highly-skilled person. It also takes an empathetic person. For starters, you might be asking yourself, “What is hospice?” Hospice…

Unity Hospice Weighs In: What is Hospice?

So often when we hear the word “hospice,” many of us think “death”. What we don’t hear enough about is enhanced quality of life because of hospice. For starters, you might be asking yourself, “What is hospice?” The first modern day hospice was established in 1967. This first hospice was founded on the ideals of…

Don’t Wait to Have the Conversation

National Healthcare Decisions Day – April 16, 2018 It’s an all too common situation. A family is at the bedside of a loved one who is seriously ill and nearing the end of life. Advanced planning had not taken place, and each member of the family has an opposing idea of what should be done.…