Fri.Sep 23, 2022

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. .

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.

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Future Leaders Class of 2022: Four Seasons CEO Millicent Burke-Sinclair

Hospice News

Millicent Burke-Sinclair, president and CEO of the hospice and palliative care provider Four Seasons, has been named a 2022 Future Leader by Hospice News. Future Leaders are individuals nominated by their peers.

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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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Agape Care Launches Georgia De Novo

Hospice News

Agape Care Group has launched a de novo in Milledgeville, Georgia. . The South Carolina-based hospice provider is a portfolio company of the private equity firm Ridgemont Equity Partners.

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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).

Palace of Care – Existence

Palliverse

Photo by Marija Zaric on Unsplash. Yes, it’s become a struggle, every day. I get halfway through making lunch then I have to rest. When I finish making it I have to rest again before eating. Heh, my only entertainment is going to the lavvy. And that’s no fun.

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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

Sharing CJ’s Legacy: A Story About Pediatric Hospice With Kasey Carmona, Episode 122

The Heart of Hospice

Warning: This episode contains a description of the loss of a terminally ill infant. It may not be for all listeners. Boy mom and advocate Kasey Carmona shares the story of her family’s hospice journey with her son CJ. Using her voice to advocate for her baby’s healthcare, Kasey and her family created quality of … Continue reading "Sharing CJ’s Legacy: A Story About Pediatric Hospice With Kasey Carmona, Episode 122".

Nursing Tip of the Day! - Fundamentals

Nurse Nacole

Category: Fundamentals When the duration of AF is definitively known to be less than 48 hours, a prolonged period of anticoagulation is not necessary before electrical or pharmacological cardioversion because the risk of thromboembolism is deemed low. Daily Tips Fundamentals

What Pastors Need to Know About Grief

Seasons Hospice

In March of 2004, my wife of 27 years and 18-year-old daughter were killed in a car wreck on the Indian Nations Turnpike in Oklahoma. By that time in my ministry as a pastor, I had done dozens of funerals.

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How is Pain Management Important to the Care of a Terminally Ill Patient?

Seasons Hospice

Pain management is an important aspect of care for a terminally ill patient. Pain can be caused by the illness itself, or by treatments such as chemotherapy or radiation therapy.