Psychosocial Support

How to Cope With the Death of a Patient or Resident
How to Cope With the Death of a Patient or Resident
March 08, 2021

Losing a patient or resident is hard. Even if you’ve previously experienced the loss of a longtime resident or patient, it can be hard to handle. When Mrs. ...

The Patient is Dying But There Are Emotional Barriers to Hospice
The Patient is Dying But There Are Emotional Barriers to Hospice
February 28, 2021

Open Access is a program that can bridge the gap to end-of-life care If you work in a hospital, you’ve likely treated patients who have had ongoing chronic or ...

Dressing for the Journey
Dressing for the Journey
February 01, 2021

Reflections of a hospice nurse on the moments that matter most. As a hospice nurse I spend my days with people who are in the midst of contemplating their own ...

Honoring the Legacy of your Black/African American Patients Starts by Asking the Right Questions
Honoring the Legacy of your Black/African American Patients Starts by Asking the Right Questions
January 28, 2021

Since 1976, the United States has celebrated the legacy of influential Black leaders and the ancestral history of Black people in February. As we celebrate the ...

How to Support a Grieving Loved One via Text: According to a Grief and Bereavement Expert 
How to Support a Grieving Loved One via Text: According to a Grief and Bereavement Expert 
January 11, 2021

When someone we care about experiences the death of a loved one, we find ourselves faced with two difficult decisions:   What is the best way to share my ...

For Those Living with Alzheimer’s Dementia, Hospice Timing is Everything
For Those Living with Alzheimer’s Dementia, Hospice Timing is Everything
November 02, 2020

November is National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month- a time to de-stigmatize this disease and work to support those suffering from its effects. When is the right ...

Six Months Into COVID-19
Six Months Into COVID-19
October 01, 2020

How can hospice help you, and what makes a good partnership? Remember when we all hoped that COVID-19 would be a 2-3-month affair and that by the summer of ...

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