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Canyon Exec Norris: Hospices Without Home Health, Ancillary Services Will Struggle

Hospice News

Hospices stand to benefit from bridging divides in the care continuum, including filling gaps between home health and end-of-life providers, according to Eddie Norris, managing partner at Canyon Home Care & Hospice.

Connecting Body & Soul: What I Learned from Marion Woodman

Elaine Mansfield

In late August 2022, Patricia Martin of the C.G. Jung Society of Chicago interviewed me about my experiences with Marion Woodman from 1988 to 2011. Our enthusiastic conversation brought memories of the many ways Marion transformed my life, but the story began in 1988, decades before this interview.

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Hospice Case Manager Workloads Correlate With Longer Stays, Profitability

Hospice News

Careful management of hospice care manager workloads correlates with longer lengths of stay. Length of stay is an important metric from both a clinical and business standpoint. For many patients length of stay is a week or less, which is too short for them to receive the full benefit of hospice care.

Senior Care in Tampa, Pinellas County, Hillsborough County, Clearwater and Surrounding Areas

Bayshore Care Home

f you are looking for dependable and affordable medical attention at home, let our experts add Bayshore Home Care comes to your service. We are one of the premier choices.

Palliative care for patients with Parkinson’s disease

Palliverse

I often work in a palliative consultation service, and we are seeing more patients with chronic neurological conditions like Parkinson’s Disease. Parkinson’s disease is a progressive neurological disease that causes tremors (shaking), slowness of movement and stiffness. It can cause changes in facial expression so that people look expressionless. and changes in handwriting and speech too.

Certified Lactation Counselor Relies on Evidence-based Research to Help New Moms Make Informed Decisions

Daily Nurse

I received my Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Nova Southeastern University and credited my education at NSU for playing a significant role in my successful nursing career. My education exposed me to many different specialty types during my clinicals and courses.

Health Systems Expanding Into Hospice Could Disrupt Competitive Playing Field

Hospice News

As health and hospital systems show a growing interest in home-based care, the competitive landscape for hospices could change — both in terms of market share and staff recruitment. .

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Avoiding the Uncanny Valley in Serious Illness Communication: Josh Briscoe

GeriPal

Summary Transcript Summary. Have you ever had that moment when talking to a patient, when you realized that the phrase you just uttered, which you’ve uttered a hundred times before, came out rote and scripted? Maybe some phrase you learned from a prominent podcast or VitalTalk?

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Ep.2: The Truth About Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion—And What Agencies Should Be Doing Differently

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Senior Health Issues That Can Cause Changes in Mood

Home Sweet Home In-Home Care

Certain senior health issues can cause a negative shift in mood for older loved ones. We all have bad days and good days, and we are all entitled to a little negative thinking or crankiness every once in a while.

Hospices Can Adapt Health System, ACO Strategies on Community Partnerships

Hospice News

Hospices seeking to build stronger relationships with other community-based organizations may be able to adapt some of the strategies that health systems and Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) have implemented.

AACN Statement Addresses Evolving Tele-critical Care Nursing Practice

Daily Nurse

The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) updated its landmark standards for tele-critical care nursing practice, offering specific recommendations for developing and enhancing tele-critical care programs.

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Activities to prepare your child for the death of a loved one

HopeHealth

Kids with a parent, sibling or loved one on hospice need help coping with anticipatory grief, and preparing for what’s ahead. These activities can help. The post Activities to prepare your child for the death of a loved one appeared first on HopeHealth. Grief Support HopeHealth Blog

Nurse.com and HOLLIBLU Join Together To Grow Nurse Community

Nurse.com

Nurse.com recently announced its acquisition of HOLLIBLU, a social networking app for nurses, as a joint effort to expand and cultivate the nurse community. . The app is known for its commitment to supporting, connecting, and engaging nurses.

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Palace of Care – True Colours

Palliverse

Photo by Rae Tian on Unsplash. I chose yellow as my favourite colour when I was five years old. It was the colour I used for the suns I drew. A bright colour that evoked a feeling of warmth. My kids bought me a set of yellow scrubs for Father’s Day. Really bright yellow scrubs.

Emergency Nurses Association Hosts Emergency Nursing 2022 in Denver

Daily Nurse

Thousands of emergency nurses from around the world are convening Sept. 30 – Oct. 3 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver for the Emergency Nursing Association’s (ENA) Emergency Nursing 2022.

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The Nursing Beat is Changing How Healthcare Information is Absorbed

Minority Nurse

The Nursing Beat, a new healthcare media startup, officially launched this week.

From Horses to Humans: My Unconventional Path to Nursing

Nurse.com

I never imagined how particular moments in my life would bring me to where I am today. I remember wanting to be a veterinary technician — essentially an animal nurse — all through high school. I even shadowed a vet tech back then. But life took me in a different direction. Julie Adkins, RN.

Palace of Care – Roller-Coaster Ride

Palliverse

Photo by Itai Aarons on Unsplash. He had loved his last job and had done well until the stroke. A bolt of lightning had struck him down and rendered one side of his body paralysed. His mind was still intact and his will was strong which allowed him to recover well over the next months.

Rippl to Offer Home-Based Mental Health Care for Seniors After $32 Million Seed Round

Hospice News

Rippl, a new company offering mental health care to seniors, began operations today following a $32 million seed funding round. Rippl’s services focus on seniors suffering from dementia and other neurocognitive conditions.

Nurse of the Week: Psychiatric Nurse Helps City of Detroit Address Mental Wellness

Daily Nurse

Pia Love, BSN, RN is an inspiring, historical, and influential nurse in Detroit, Michigan, hosting weekly mental wellness sessions for the city of Detroit and working with other health professionals, organizations, and small groups about the significance of mental health.

Care Companies: If Asking for Online Reviews Frightens You, Read This!

Corecubed Care Marketing Solutions

Does asking for online reviews of your care company strike fear in your heart? Are you afraid you’ll be shocked by a negative and not know how to respond? Online reviews don’t have to cause a fright.

Hospice and How to Prepare for the Holiday Season

Shining Light Hospice

Everyone has a certain tradition, food, song or memory attached to their favorite holiday. Whether it is the kids in costumes running through pumpkin patches, overeating at the fall spread of delicious foods, or carols around a beautifully lit tree, the holidays evoke many wonderful feelings.

Palace of Care – Dehumidifier

Palliverse

Photo by Laårk Boshoff on Unsplash. We didn’t know what was keeping him going. He hadn’t eaten anything for ten days. No drinks for days. Somehow he was still producing urine. Where did it come from? His son speculated that he was drawing the water out of the room’s atmosphere.

Trends Shaping the Future of Hospice, Post-Acute Care

Hospice News

As more care moves into the home setting, systemic changes may be necessary to keep that momentum going. Demand for home-based care was creeping upward before 2020, but the pandemic that broke out that year accelerated the trend.

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Hospice, Dementia, and Quality of Life. Now We Know.

1-800-HOSPICE

In 1983, Medicare first designed the hospice benefit around the needs of people with cancer. Over the years, hospice increasingly served patients with a diversity of diagnoses.

Senior Safety at Home - Checklist

Comforcare Home Care

Stay safe at home while aging in place and prevent falls and hazards. This checklist can help you find and fix potential hazards in the home. Checklist: Are there papers, shoes, books or other objects on the stairs? Keep stairs clear of all objects inside and outside. Are some steps broken or uneven?

A matter of wellness: Why health workers need a Professional Pause

HopeHealth

Healthcare work is a special calling, with unique emotional demands. To support employees, HopeHealth launched Professional Pause. These monthly “well-being debriefings” use a simple, powerful technique to prevent burnout.

Palace of Care – What She Said at Lunch

Palliverse

Photo by Hello I’m Nik on Unsplash. Life over the past two years had become chaotic and uncertain, but she was certain that the gathered guests were there for a good cause. She thanked the crowd for spending their time at the hospice fundraising lunch.

Hospices Make Fortune’s List of ‘Best Workplaces in Aging Services’

Hospice News

Ethical business practices and strong leadership are keys to employee retention and satisfaction, according to hospice organizations on Fortune Magazine’s annual list of “ Best Workplaces in Aging Services.”.

5 Ways to Build Your Network of Nursing Career Allies

Nurse Keith's Digital Doorway

In the course of your nursing career, you need allies who can help you elevate and advance your journey as a professional nurse. Allies are easier to come by than you think, but so many nurses don't think strategically about this important aspect of nursing career development.

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September Heroes of The Month

Freedom Home Care and Medical Staffing

We’re honoring more amazing caregivers as September’s Heroes of the Month. These two women have exemplified what it means to serve your clients at the highest level. They show professionalism and compassion day in and day out! Freedom Home Care Hero: Sofia Sullivan.

AlayaCare Named Among Canada’s Top Growing Companies in Globe and Mail 2022 Report on Business

AlayaCare

Home-based care technology company places No.63 of 430 companies ranked on 740% three-year revenue growth.

Palace of Care – Requested Letter

Palliverse

Photo by Álvaro Serrano on Unsplash. This was a first for me in my 23 year medical career. My patient’s family requested we write a letter to be read out at the funeral. To our dear patient and their lovely family, Thank you for allowing us the privilege of looking after you.

Hospices Leverage Partnerships to Scale Palliative Care Programs

Hospice News

Limited pathways to reimbursement and workforce shortages are the largest hurdles for growth among community-based palliative care programs.

Chamberlain University’s Master of Social Work Degree Program Receives Initial Accreditation by the CSWE Commission

Daily Nurse

Chamberlain University’s Master of Social Work (MSW) degree program receives Initial Accreditation through 2030 by the Council on Social Work Education’s (CSWE) Commission on Accreditation (COA).

Happy Rosh Hashanah

Comforcare Home Care

From all of us at Comforcare.L'shanah shanah Tova may you have a good and sweet new year