Solace Cremation checked in with several leaders in the end-of-life and hospice arena to gather their views on the lessons of Jimmy Carter’s choice.
Palliative care expert, Dr. Betty Ferrell, talked to Solace about how the pandemic made death different for health care workers.
The first days with hospice were busy with nurses, assessments, instructions, notes, questions. Then everyone was gone. It was just us. Ironically, that’s when we started living.
There are still many misconceptions that linger about just what hospice is and who could benefit from it.
Hospice workers offer exemplary care to patients and their families by lessening the burden on families and putting the patient first. Here’s how to show them some appreciation for their hard work and the compassion that they provide.