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Elevate Podcast Episode #32: Domestic Violence, Abuse, Trauma in Hospice

Hospice News

This episode features a discussion about the ways that pervasive experiences of domestic violence, abuse and trauma affect hospice and palliative care patients. Hospice News Reporter Holly Vossel speaks with Carole Fisher, president of the National Partnership for Healthcare and Hospice Innovation (NPHI), and Dr. Cameron Muir, chief innovation officer at NPHI, about the different ways hospices can shape their trauma-informed care delivery approaches.

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Caring for Abusive Parents

Chicago Caregiving

When abusive parents need caregiving, adult children often face a difficult decision. A contract often exists between parents and children, whether spoken or not: Parents protect and care for their child when the child is most vulnerable, and in return, the child as an adult cares for their parents in their old age. But what happens when parents break that contract by abusing or neglecting their child?

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Hospice of Cincinnati, Adventist Health Expand Hospice; Labor Pressures Shutter Midwest-Based Programs

Hospice News

Hospice of Cincinnati Unveils New Hospital-Based Inpatient Unit Hospice of Cincinnati has opened a new inpatient unit at The Christ Hospital. The hospital is located in Mt. Auburn, Ohio, with the new inpatient hospice unit featuring 10 patient beds, a chapel and a family gathering space. The inpatient center will allow for smoother transitions to hospice care among eligible hospitalized and emergency patients, as well as home- and community-based referrals, according to Gayle Mattson, president

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Caring for Critical Hearts: Meet Sarah Cazenave, Cardiac ICU Nurse

Daily Nurse

Sarah Cazenave is a BSN, RN, and CCRN who works in the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at Children’s Hospital New Orleans (CHNOLA). She takes care of the most critical cardiac patients at the hospital. Her cousin, Brooks, was born with only half of a functioning heart and had to undergo a staged surgical plan of 3 surgeries at CHNOLA. The care he received inspired Cazenave to become a Cardiac ICU nurse at the same hospital.

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The Ultimate Guide to Improving Caregiver Engagement & Retention

Want to learn how to retain your caregivers & improve caregiver retention X3? The home care industry is experiencing turnover rates of over 80%. How are you ensuring your agency is retaining caregivers? This FREE eBook from Smartcare Software is packed with industry secrets needed to keep your caregivers happy, engaged, and retained, unlocking the full potential of your agency.

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Bilingual Patient Navigation Can Improve Palliative Care Outcomes for Hispanic Patients

Hospice News

Want to read more palliative care-focused content like this? Subscribe to Palliative Care News today ! Bicultural and bilingual palliative patient navigator interventions may be a key to improving access to goal concordant care among Hispanic populations with serious illness, according to recent research. Researchers in a recent clinical trial sought to address whether integration of bilingual patient navigation interventions could improve palliative care outcomes in Hispanic patients with seri

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How do I know if my aging loved one is getting enough nutrition?

Living Assistance Services

If you help care for an aging parent, you probably spend a significant amount of time thinking about their needs, comfort and overall.

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Transitioning to Supported Care

Home With Help

As our loved ones age, initiating conversations about their care can be challenging yet crucial. Supported care for aging loved ones is inevitable. Effective communication lays the foundation for a harmonious transition into the next phase of life. Understanding how to maneuver around this difficult discussion can be challenging for all parties involved: the elderly, the family members, and the caretakers.

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Reverse Mortgage Myths and Facts

Elder Care Matters

Reverse Mortgage Myths and Facts There are a lot of myths about what a reverse mortgage is and what it actually does. In this article you will be provided with the facts about a reverse mortgage loan and how it can benefit you. Myth: You immediately sign over ownership to your home. Fact: You retain title to… The post Reverse Mortgage Myths and Facts appeared first on Elder Care Directory - ElderCareMatters.com.

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Showing Appreciation of Your Loved One’s Caregiver

Accessible Home Health Care

When your loved one reaches the point where a professional caregiver is needed, that person becomes an extension of your family. Without their loving care, your senior wouldn’t be able to live their life to the fullest. Caregivers are there day and night to ensure your loved one remains safe, healthy, and happy. So, it means a lot for caregivers to know how big of an impact they are making by showing appreciation.

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Todd Scott Promoted to Vice President of Finance and Controller at Traditions Health

Traditions Health

Nashville, TN – Traditions Health is pleased to announce the promotion of Todd Scott to vice president of finance and controller. “Todd has been an indispensable member of our team, consistently demonstrating his leadership and culture of service,” said John Kerndl, chief financial officer. “Todd’s contributions have been vital as we continue to establish ourselves as the post-acute care provider of choice.

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Nursing Tip of the Day! - Fundamentals

Nurse Nacole

Category: Fundamentals The dyspnea from a larger pleural effusion is typically the result of impaired chest wall and diaphragm movement. Chest pain may be dull and aching from the effusion itself or pleuritic from localized irritation of the parietal pleura.

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OMG.The OIG is at it Again

Healthcare Law Insights podcast

Five years ago, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (OIG) initiated audits of 13 hospices and published its findings in 13 separate reports. It appears that the OIG is at it again, as multiple hospices recently have received “engagement letters” from the OIG with directions to produce medical records for 100 randomly selected claims.

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