A 39-year-old member asked:
would the hospice give better care in a nursing home?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Ted Saha answered
42 years experience Palliative Care
Palliative/ Hospice: Hospice serves pts in their own homes, nursing homes, long-term care or assisted living facilities or hospitals. Pts receive palliative care to ease pain, and discomforting symptoms; psycho-social, and spiritual support. Hospice care is focused on maintaining dignity, increasing quality of life, and providing comfort , including pain and symptom management. Hospice gives best care at end of life !
Answered on Jul 5, 2015
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