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servicios de hospicio a domicilio - enfermero y paciente

If your or a loved one has been given a prognosis of six months or less, hospice offers the symptom management, pain control and personal care you need to remain at home in comfort and with dignity as your illness runs its course.

Choosing a hospice provider is vital to receiving the kind and quality of care you want near the end of life. Here is a list of hospice articles that cover the "who, what, when, where and why" of hospice care to help you make the most informed decisions.

Who Is on the Hospice Team?

Every hospice patient and their family are taken care of by an interdisciplinary team of hospice professionals, such as a physician, nurse, hospice aide, social worker chaplain, volunteer and bereavement specialist. Here's a look inside at what they do:

A Day in the Life of a Hospice Nurse

Un día en la vida de un capellán de hospicio

Un día en la vida de un médico de hospicio

Un día en la vida de un trabajador social

Hospice Chaplain Story: Making a Difference in a Disheveled Life

Conozca a su equipo de cuidado de hospicio

¿Qué tareas desempeñan los trabajadores sociales de hospicio?

¿Por qué un enfermero de hospicio brinda excelencia?

How Dog Visits Can Enhance End-of-Life Care

What Can I Expect with Hospice?

There are many myths and misconceptions about hospice. These articles will explain what hospice is and what it is not:

10 preguntas para ayudar a encontrar el hospicio adecuado

10 Things You Need to Know About Hospice Care with VITAS

Discharge from Hospice

Hospice Care Myths & Facts

Hospice Glossary

Hospice & Holistic Therapies

El hospicio está lleno de esperanza

El hospicio marca la diferencia para pacientes con cáncer de seno y sus familias

El cuidado de hospicio de calidad lleva tiempo

Dejar de temerle a la morfina

The Four Levels of Hospice Care

¿Qué es el hospicio?

¿Qué es el cuidado de hospicio pediátrico?

What Happens When a Hospice Patient Dies at Home

What are Goals of Care?

Qué decirle a una persona en hospicio

When a Hospice Patient Stops Eating or Drinking

¿Quién paga el hospicio?

When Is Hospice Right?

When is it time to think about hospice? Experts agree that hospice care is most beneficial when it's provided for months, rather than weeks or days. These articles can help you or your loved one make the transition to hospice care when the time is right:

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) About Hospice: Everything You Need to Know

El cuidado de hospicio es para tener una mejor calidad de vida

¿Cómo funciona el hospicio?

Cómo hablar con su médico sobre el hospicio

When is it Time to Call Hospice?

Where Does Someone Receive Hospice Care?

Hospice care is brought to seriously ill patients wherever they call home-a private residence, assisted living community or nursing home. These articles explain more:

There's No Place Like Home for Hospice

El hospicio es un servicio, no es un lugar

Hospicio en casa durante las fiestas

¿Qué es cuidado continuo?

What is the Difference Between Home Heath and Hospice Care?

What is the Difference Between Hospice and Assisted Living?

What is the Difference Between Hospice and a Nursing Home?

What to Expect from Inpatient Care

Infográfico: situación de hospicios en EE. UU.

Why Hospice?

Most people with serious illness wish to be comfortable at home, surrounded by the people and things they love. Evidence indicates that, given enough time, hospice care can greatly improve quality of life for the patient and their family. These articles can help you decide if hospice is the right choice for you or a loved one:

El hospicio es una opción

El hospicio es una amplia variedad de atención

El hospicio le da el control al paciente y a su familia

The Benefits of Starting Hospice Early

¿Qué hace el hospicio?